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The Last Kingdom
« on: November 24, 2014, 06:31:25 PM »
The Beeb and Carnival are starting filming on The Last Kingdom, an eight part mini series set during the ninth century reign of King Alfred the Great.  It will be based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories.  Thought I might hip you Cornwell fans to this in case you missed it.


https://tv.yahoo.com/news/cast-set-bbc-carnival-game-150327181.html
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2014, 06:55:03 PM »
Ćlfréd sé Folccyning!
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2014, 01:31:44 PM »
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No, had not heard of this til now.  Thanks for the heads-up MetalDog.  So excited!! 

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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2014, 04:59:28 PM »
Quite welcome.  You might want to clean up all that 'excitement,' though.
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2014, 05:13:24 PM »
Wow, somehow I missed this as well! The Downton Abbey producer connection just might be enough to get my wife to watch it. Thanks!  O0
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2018, 03:31:14 PM »
Just got the word from Netflix, Season 3 begins Nov. 19th.  :D
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2018, 05:45:23 PM »
WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2018, 08:31:09 PM »
Now I gotta re-watch Season 2 to see what I've forgotten.  #:-)
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2018, 09:05:20 PM »
About half-way through Season 3 and damn is it starting to get good like a Viking-Fighting Show should. Lots of bodies dropping everywhere. And this time not just in bed with hot Viking wenches.  :bd:
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2018, 03:41:06 PM »
I binged the first 8 episodes the day after Thanksgiving, thinking that the season only had 8 episodes.  There are 10.  I will remedy my ignorance of them this weekend.  There are two storylines I am currently not a fan of, one minor, one major.  The season on the whole has been pretty awesome though.  Destiny is all!
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2018, 08:44:57 PM »
I think I saw Bob's ancestor in the last episode. The guy with the Battle 'Stache the Vikings used to batter down fort gates.  :2funny:
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2018, 12:02:38 PM »
That'd be great uncle Eric.......or maybe great auntie Freeda - they all looked much the same.
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2018, 12:29:38 PM »
When I was a kid I used to wonder how my grandparents could kiss without their moustaches getting entangled.
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2018, 07:23:42 AM »
Just finished the tenth episode.  There is a scene in the last episode that makes it all worth it.  Season 4 can't get here fast enough!!!!
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Re: The Last Kingdom
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2018, 07:04:50 PM »
There's four seasons already??  :o
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