Based on Bernard Cornwell's "The Saxon Stories" series of historical novels, this eight-part British miniseries is set in 9th-century England. In a time when the Danes rule most of the region, Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon)─a Saxon orphan raised by the Vikings─finds his loyalties tested as Danish forces set their sights on Wessex, the only English kingdom to remain unconquered. David Dawson, Tobias Santelmann, Emily Cox, Ian Hart, also star. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English. Two-disc set.