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The Last Kingdom, Television Review.

Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * *

Cast: Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, David Dawson, Adrian Bower, Brian Vernal, Eliza Butterworth, Emily Cox, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Harry McEntire, Tobias Santlemann, Simon Kunz, Amy Wren, Matthew Macfadyen, Rune Temte, Henning Valin Jakobsen, Charlie Murphy, Sean Gilder, Lorcan Cranitch, Alec Newman.

To love history, to love the chronicles of English Literature that delve further back than even that of the great works of art beloved by Geoffrey Chaucer or the stunning Beowulf, one must then surely admire just how the kingdom of England was forged in the fire of heat and war, to the point where even a committed pacifist could take up a sword to defend a hillside or see the Somerset Levels not as a housing estate but as a naturally occurring set of defences.