History has released the Official Synopsis of Vikings episode “The Key” (6.05) that will be aired on Wednesday, January 1 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
As Norway’s Kings and Jarls arrive at Harald’s territory for the election of the King of all Norway, King Olaf is confident of the result, but the election may not run as smoothly as he believes. Lagertha’s village is a hive of activity in anticipation of a second attack by the bandits and Lagertha is relieved when Gunnhild arrives with re-enforcements. In Kiev, Ivar and Igor engage in risky subterfuge and Ivar is stunned when he encounters a ghost from his past.
VIKINGS is starring Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha, Gustaf Skarsgård as Floki, Alexander Ludwig as Bjorn, Alex Høgh Andersen as Ivar the Boneless, Jordan Smith as Ubbe, Marco Ilso Hvitserk and Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Bishop Heahmund.
VIKINGS tells the extraordinary tales of the lives and epic adventures of these warriors and portrays life in the Dark Ages through the eyes of Viking society. The gripping family saga of Ragnar, Rollo, Lagertha and Bjorn continues as alliances and loyal friendships are questioned, faith is catechized and relationships are strained.
VIKINGS is an international Irish/Canadian co-production being co-produced by World 2000 and Take 5 Productions for HISTORY and Shaw Media. Created and written by Michael Hirst he is the Executive Producer along with Morgan O’Sullivan of World 2000 (The Count of Monte Cristo; The Tudors), Sheila Hockin, John Weber of Take 5 Productions, Sherry Marsh, Alan Gasmer and James Flynn. Dirk Hoogstra and Julian P. Hobbs are the Executives in Charge of Production for HISTORY.