Britannia season 3: Release date, cast, trailer and everything you need to know

Find out how to watch the third instalment of the fantasy drama starring David Morrissey.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Updated: 19 July 2021 - 2.26pm
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David Morrissey

The cast of Britannia season 3

Historical fantasy series Britannia – which is set in AD 43 when the Romans invaded Britain - launched in 2018 and has gone from strength to strength.

Following the success of season 2 in late 2019, season 3 was announced in January 2020.

Despite the disruption across the entire industry because of the coronavirus pandemic, we don’t have to wait too long for the new instalment.

Find out everything you need to know about Britannia season 3…

Britannia: What’s it about? Who’s in it?

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Britannia season 3 release date

Sky has announced that Britannia season 3 will begin on Sky Atlantic and NOW on Tuesday, August 24 – and all eight episodes will be available straight away.

Britannia season 3 cast and plot

Sophie Okonedo joins the cast of Britannia season 3 as Hemple

According to information released by Sky, a decision by Cait (Eleanor Worthington-Cox) will tie her to the future of her war-torn people and land.

Meanwhile, Aulus (David Morrissey) comes under pressure from his wife (newcomer Sophie Okonedo), and Amena (Annabel Scholey) finds herself in a lethal situation with both of them. Devis (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) gets a new job which he hates, and Veran (Mackenzie Crook) sees the future from the underworld.

Julian Rhind-Tutt and Zoë Wanamaker also return to the series as Phelan and Queen Antedia respectively.

Watch the Britannia season 3 trailer?

Watch the Britannia season 1 and season 2 box sets on Sky Atlantic with a NOW Entertainment Pass.

Britannia season 3 will begin on Sky Atlantic and NOW on Tuesday, August 24.