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Fans are understandably excited for the upcoming season of The Last Kingdom. Season 4 has a release date and there’s a brand-new trailer as well. The official social media accounts have also been sharing all sorts of behind-the-scenes action and fans seem to really appreciate it all.

Season 4 of ‘The Last Kingdom’ has a premiere date

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The highly anticipated new season of The Last Kingdom has a premiere date and it’s coming sooner than fans might expect. Season 4 will premiere this month on Sunday, April 26. Fans can’t wait to see more from their favorite show. The new season can’t get here fast enough for eager viewers.

See Aldhelm and Finan stretching after swinging swords

Since the new season is so close, the official social media accounts are quick to share new content. In one of the newest posts, fans get a look at Aldhelm (James Northcote) and Finan (Mark Rowley) goofing off between takes.

Fans will remember that Aldhelm was Aethelred of Mercia’s (Toby Regbo) adviser until switching sides. He chooses to help out Aethelred’s wife instead, who is called the Lady of Mercia (Millie Brady). Finan is a close companion of Uhtred’s. It’s funny to see the two of them together in this new post.

The new image shows Aldhelm and Finan stretching in full gear. Around them are numerous trailers on set. “It’s important to stretch out after a long day of sword swinging. #TheLastKingdom,” the post is captioned.

They each have their hands behind their heads and appear to be stretching. And who can blame them? All that fighting can be tedious. It’s always good to take a break now and then.

Fans react to the behind-the-scenes image

Fans love seeing anything from The Last Kingdom nowadays. It’s nice to see the actors kicking back and relaxing when they can. Over 28,000 people liked the quirky image and some fans took the time to comment with some love.

People are excited about this new season. “My favorite people can’t wait,” a fan commented on Instagram.

Many fans say they “can’t wait” for the upcoming season. “So pumped!! Can’t wait for season 4,” a fan wrote.

One fan says they finished rewatching all the episodes recently in preparation for season 4. “I finished watching all the episodes again yesterday I don’t wanna wait anymore I need it,” they wrote.

Another fan loves the series so much, they want to spread its popularity in Canada. “I love this show, I’m considering myself responsible to spread its popularity to my fellow Canadians,” the fan wrote in the comments.

Someone else doesn’t want either of them to hurt themselves with all the effort they’re putting into it. “Don’t hurt yourself with those big stretches,” the fan said.

“Yes, must stay healthy to swing a sword another day,” another fan commented.

Fans are loving all the behind-the-scenes images and videos in preparation for season 4 of The Last Kingdom.