Real Vikings

Real Vikings dives deep into the history and archaeology that inspires the popular drama Vikings. From "test-driving" Viking longships to exploring the legendary roots of Ragnar Lothbrok, this companion series gets the scoop on Vikings from some of the world's top Viking experts. Joining them at key Viking sites are actors from the drama series: Clive Standen, pictured above (Rollo), Maude Hirst (Helga), Alyssa Sutherland (Aslaug) and Katheryn Winnick (Lagertha). By combining compelling footage from the dramatic series with the best in documentary filmmaking, viewers will get a never-before-seen view of what Vikings were really like.

Show Info

Airs on: Canada History (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Drama History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Previous Episode

Ragnar and His Sons

Episode 1x04; Dec 21, 2016

Vikings actor Clive Standen, series creator Michael Hirst and Viking experts uncover the real stories of Ragnar Lothbrok and his famous sons, Bjorn Ironside and Ivar the Boneless, by visiting key Viking sites in Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, Spain, Scotl

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Ragnar and His SonsDec 21, 2016
1x03: Viking WomenDec 14, 2016
1x02: Rise of the PagansDec 7, 2016
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