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It is AD 866. The life of Saxon boy Uhtred is turned upside down by his father's defeat in the Danish invasion of York. Taken by Viking warlord Ragnar and raised as a Dane, his quest begins to regain the Saxon lands of his inheritance.

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Thu 5 Jan 2017 23:15

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Uhtred Alexander Dreymon
Ragner the Younger Tobias Santelmann
Brida Emily Cox
Guthrum Thomas W Gabrielsson
Aelfric Joseph Millson
Ubba Rune Temte
Lord Uhtred Matthew Macfadyen
Beocca Ian Hart
Ravn Rutger Hauer
Earl Ragner Peter Gantzler
Young Uhtred Tom Taylor
Kjartan Alexandre Willaume
Uhtred's Brother Balazs Medveczky
Glenna Elizabeth Conboy
Scallion Levente Torkoly
Storri the Scorcerer Henning Valin
King Aella Mike Kelly
King Osbert Matt Devere
Young Birda Jocelyn MacNab
Sigrid Andrea Vagn Jensen
Young Thyra Madeleine Power
Young Sven Andrew Lukacs
Thyra Julia Bache-Wiig
Sven Ole Chistoffer Ertvaag
Producer Chrissy Skinns
Director Nick Murphy
Writer Stephen Butchard
Author Bernard Cornwell
Production Company Carnival Film & Television Ltd

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