STARRING: Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, Emily Cox
Let’s go way back to the year 872 AD.
We’re in what we now know as England, but then it was a collection of seven kingdoms, which the Danes had an irritating habit of invading and conquering. This plundering leaves young Saxon Uhtred orphaned, so the Danes take him in and raise him. As he matures, his loyalties become torn between his ancestry and those who have looked after him, hindered even more by the fact that the Danes are still busily conquering his homeland. A rousing eight-part adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories, a series of historically based novels, any Game of Thrones fan would be mad to miss out on this sword-wielding bounty.