‘The Last Kingdom’: Fans React to an Official Look at Aldhelm in Season 5: ‘Amazing Costume’

The final season of The Last Kingdom is yet to come, and it’s an exciting prospect for eager fans. Season 5 has concluded filming, and official looks at some of the characters in the new season have recently been shared on social media, including the main character, Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon), as well as Aethelflaed (Millie Brady). Even a look at Aldhelm (James Northcote) was recently shared, and fans reacted to it on social media. We have all the details to know about it as well as what fans are saying.

Alexander Dreymon in 'The Last Kingdom'
Alexander Dreymon in ‘The Last Kingdom’ | Adrienn Szabo/Netflix

Get an official look at Aldhelm in ‘The Last Kingdom’ season 5

Aldhelm once allied himself with Aethelred (Toby Regbo), Lady Aethelflaed’s husband. But he eventually becomes Aethelflaed’s most trusted adviser and confidant, assisting her in all things and remaining loyal to her as he cares for her.

On August 9, 2021, fans received an official look at Aldhelm in season 5 via the series’ official social media accounts. In the post, the upper left corner holds the name of the series. Aldhelm can be seen in the middle wearing fancy-looking clothing with a red cloak and fancy broach. He looks off with a short haircut and bangs and a beard. Not much else can be seen in the image, but the sky looks grey behind him.

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At the bottom of the post is a quote from Aldhelm. “’And if the wind turns, we ourselves are smothered.’ – Aldhelm.”

The post is captioned on social media, “Pray the path reveals itself… #TheLastKingdom #TLK5.” The actor who plays Aldhelm is also tagged in the post as well. Over 20,000 people liked the post, and over 100 people commented on it.

Fans react to an official look at Aldhelm in season 5 of ‘The Last Kingdom’

Fans have a lot of thoughts about the post of Aldhelm in the new season. One fan calls the character “a real one.” “Aldhelm was a real one I really enjoyed his development 🔥,” they said.

Another fan commented on Aldhelm’s look. “Aldhelm is looking rather regal there,” they said.

While another fan made a comment about the actor who plays Aldhelm. “Great actor! Plays him so well 👌,” the fan added.

Other fans had comments like, “Legend 🙌,” and “Always loyal.”

A fan calls Aldhelm’s outfit an “Amazing costume ❤️.”

“If you kill my sweet prince Aldhelm I’ll cry,” a fan said about the character.

“Wow he’s still younger,” a fan mentioned about Aldhelm’s look in the new season.

It’s always great to see these official looks at the characters ahead of the final season of The Last Kingdom. What does season 5 have in store for Aldhelm? We’ll have to see what the final season brings when it finally premieres in all its glory. It’s safe to say these posts are gearing fans up for the final season. Hopefully, it will be everything fans truly need it to be.