Shall we play a game…? Since the roaring success of Game of Thrones it isn’t surprising to find other tales of hairy folk with pointy weapons and pointier politics hitting our screens.
Bernard Cornwell’s ninth century-set The Saxon Stories novels – now renamed to match the TV series’ title – are no exception, and the first series of eight episodes was impressive. This time we get 10 eps, continuing the story of Saxon orphan and fearless warrior Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon), who was raised by Vikings. As the war between his blood and those who took him in rages, his loyalties are naturally torn. As is anybody who gets in his vengeful way…
Release Date: 10 May 2017
Format: DVD Blu-ray
Starring: Alexander Dreymon, Ian Hart, David Dawson