What is Vikings: Valhalla (TV) About?
Vikings: Valhalla, a spirited follow-up to the acclaimed series "Vikings", is a sweeping historical drama set in the early 11th century, a pivotal period marking the twilight years of the Viking Age. The series delves into the lives of illustrious Viking individuals who are etched into history and folklore, such as Leif Erikson, Freydís Eiríksdóttir, and Harald Sigurdsson. Through its intricate narrative, the show explores the escalating tensions between the Norsemen, descendants of earlier Viking generations, and the English, whose conflicts reach a climax in the St. Brice's Day massacre in 1002. Vikings: Valhalla not only portrays the violent struggles that define this historical era but also vividly captures the internal strife within Viking society over religious beliefs. From the quest for glory and power to the staunch defense of honor and faith, the characters' journey is fraught with alliances, betrayals, and battles for survival. Ultimately, the series aims to visualize the end of an era with the historic Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066—portraying the last stand of the Viking warriors against the changes sweeping across Europe.
The first episode of Vikings: Valhalla aired on February 25, 2022 and the most recent episode to air was on January 12, 2023.