A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history in order to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.
Season 1 | Episode 1 Saxon boy Uhtred is seized by a Danish warlord. Years later he embarks on a quest of revenge to reclaim his inheritance and discover who he is - Saxon or Dane.
Season 1 | Episode 2 No longer Saxon or Dane, Uhtred and his best friend Brida are fugitives on the run from Uhtred’s uncle Aelfric. Finding himself blamed for a wedding massacre, Uhtred pleads his innocence to the great Viking warlord Ubba, but is not believed. His only choice is to return to his Saxon roots and approach the soon-to-be king, Alfred.
Season 1 | Episode 3 Uhtred wins the protection of Alfred, but his relationship with Brida is jeopardized.
Season 1 | Episode 4 King Alfred keeps Uhtred close with a tactical play, but Uhtred soon realizes he's been tricked. Meanwhile, a great battle looms over Wessex.
Season 1 | Episode 5 Uhtred volunteers to attack Danish ships, but challenges Ubba in the process as the Danes threaten Wessex.
Season 1 | Episode 6 Uhtred leads a raiding party to Cornwall on a mission for wealth and independence and attracts the attention of a beautiful sorceress queen.
Season 1 | Episode 7 As a consequence of their actions in Cornwall, Uhtred and Leofric face off in a death match. The Danes launch an invasion of Wessex.
Season 1 | Episode 8 A united King Alfred and Uhtred leave the cover of the marshes and make a rallying call to all Saxon armies.
Season 2 | Episode 1 Uhtred, the fearless and instinctive warrior, begins his voyage north to reclaim his fate.
Season 2 | Episode 2 When spies infiltrate the Cumbraland army, Uhtred must rely on his troops to protect him.
Season 2 | Episode 3 Uhtred allies himself with newly crowned Alfred, but his commitment to the nascent king jeopardises his bond with Brida.
Season 2 | Episode 4 After King Alfred betrays Uhtred's allegiance and turns him over to the Vikings, his Danish brother, Ragnar the Young, scrambles to spare his life.
Season 2 | Episode 5 After rescuing Mildrith, Uhtred joins the fierce battle of Cynuit and vanquishes a forbidding foe, only to have Odda the Younger claim the victory.
Season 2 | Episode 6 Uhtred catches the eye of a lovely pagan queen, and his band of raiders becomes mercenaries for a Cornish king. But he soon faces the fury of Alfred.
Season 2 | Episode 7 Driven to hiding in the marshes after the Vikings invade Wessex, Uhtred and Alfred finally make amends and devise a plan for retaking the kingdom.
Season 2 | Episode 8 Calling upon Saxon forces the rally and drive the Vikings out of Wessex, Uhtred and Alfred gird for a decisive battle, but treachery awaits.
Season 3 | Episode 1 His health failing and fearing for his legacy, Alfred sends Uhtred to confront a new threat: fierce Danish warrior Bloodhair and his sorceress, Skade.
Season 3 | Episode 2 Falling afoul of Alfred, Uhtred flees north to his brother, Ragnar. His eye on the throne, Aethelwold begins assembling an alliance to strike Wessex.
Season 3 | Episode 3 Bloodhair and Aethelwold try to coax Uhtred into their alliance against Alfred. Fearing for her life, Aethelflaed turns to Father Beocca for aid.
Season 3 | Episode 4 Uhtred turns his attention to Aethelflaed's plight. Alfred forces Edward to face his duty. Ragnar's army marches but traitors emerge from within.
Season 3 | Episode 5 A deadly betrayal threatens to splinter Ragnar's army. Uhtred forms a cunning battle plan and finds an unexpected ally in young Edward.
Season 3 | Episode 6 Edward makes a kingly decision. Alfred lays plans for his son's future reign. Aethelwold faces a treacherous task. Uhtred and Brida search out a seer.
Season 3 | Episode 7 A message from Uhtred and the machinations of Skade exploit divisions among the Danes. His health failing, Alfred wrestles with Aethelwold's fate.
Season 3 | Episode 8 Uhtred risks returning to Wessex to fulfill his vow to Brida. As the royal wedding approaches, Aethelwold spreads discord from the shadows.
Season 3 | Episode 9 At the end of his days, Alfred takes Uhtred into his confidence about his plans for Edward's uncertain future, but Aelswith charts a different course.
Season 3 | Episode 10 As a climactic battle with the Danes draws near, untested Edward faces dire decisions about the fates of Uhtred, Wessex -- and England.