The Vikings Podcast #101: A Podcast is Coming

Ragnar and Rollo, VikingsWelcome to the premiere episode of the Vikings Podcast! I’ve put together a brief episode to introduce the actors and the characters they play. There are a few sound clips from the show and the show format is discussed.

Vikings premieres on 03 March 2013 on The History Channel USA & Canada.

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Vikings Synopsis:

The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar’s band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods, legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors’

Cast of Characters:

Character Actor
Ragnar Lothbrock Travis Fimmel
Lagertha Katheryn Winnick
Rollo Clive Standen
Earl Haraldson Gabriel Byrne
Siggy Jessalyn Gilsig
Floki Gustaf Skarsgård
Athelstan George Blagden
Bjorn Lothbrock Nathan O’Toole
Leif Dairmaid Murtagh
Svein David Pearse
Ancient Seer John Kavanagh

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Comments 3

  1. nikita says:

    Hi- longtime listener of MA, just got the Vikings blu-rays. Can’t wait to dive in and listen along.

  2. Archivist says:

    @nikita Excellent! I hope you enjoyed the series and the podcast. Season 2 starts on 27 February!

  3. nikita says:

    Archivist  OMG this show rocks! I raced through it once, now I’m going back to really absorb everything. 

    Just FYI for anyone with kids: the extended versions on blu-ray feature full frontal nudity (innies and outies.) But it’s probably not a show for young children anyway.