Walking Dead season 11: release date UK, cast, episode schedule - and how to watch zombie drama on Disney Plus

Here’s where you can watch every episode of the latest season of Walking Dead in the UK

The Walking Dead has returned for an 11th season.

It’s the day fans of the long-standing zombie drama series have been waiting for, as the 11th and final season premieres.

The show is one of TV’s longest running shows and a box set heavyweight contender since it was first aired way back in 2010.

The post-apocalyptic drama began when sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes woke up from a coma to a world ravaged by the undead and the unknown.

Hit show Walking Dead has gone through many twists and turns since then - from gripping plot lines to the long list of Hollywood actors to star in the series.

Here’s how to watch the 11th season of The Walking Dead, the UK release date, when episodes will be released through the finale and who will be among the cast.

When is The Walking Dead season 11 out in the UK?

Episodes from the 11th and final season of The Walking Dead will begin to air in the UK from Monday 23 August 2021.

The season was confirmed towards the back end of 2019, however, delays in production due to the Covid pandemic pushed back its release.

It was pencilled in for an October 2020 release yet this was delayed by US broadcaster AMC, with a confirmed 24 episodes in the final season.

When is the next episode of The Walking Dead season 11 out?

With 24 episodes scheduled for the 11th season, it comfortably makes the final run the show’s longest - topping the 22 episodes of the previous 10th season.

The first season of The Walking Dead only had six episodes, the second 13 but since then it ran at 16 episodes for seven seasons before jumping up to 22 episodes.

Each new episode will be added weekly to coincide with the broadcast of the same episode in the US, meaning UK fans won’t be left behind as the story concludes.

Who is in the cast of The Walking Dead season 11?

After 10 seasons it’s fair to say the show’s numbers are beginning to dwindle somewhat.

Yet there will be some familiar faces for viewers in the form of Lauren Cohan as Maggie, Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan and Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon.

Melissa McBride as Carol, Kien Michael Spiller as Maggie’s son Hershel Rhee, Ross Marquand as Aaron, Anabelle Holloway as Gracie, Khary Payton as Ezekiel, Cooper Andrews as Jerry, Christian Serratos as Rosita, Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel Stokes, Cassady McClincy as Lydia, Okea Eme-Akwari as Elijah, Jackson Pace as Gage, Josh Hamilton as Lance, Kevin Carroll as Virgil, Marcus Lewis as Duncan, Nadia Hilker as Magna, James Devoti as Cole, Eleanor Matsuura as Yumiko, Ian Anthony Dale as Tomi, Ritchie Coster as Pope, Paola Lazaro as Juanita “Princess” Sanchez, Glenn Stanton as Frost, Laila Robins as Pamela Milton, Jacob Young as Deaver, Cailey Fleming as Judith Grimes, Callan McAuliffe as Alden, Michael James Shaw as Mercer, Angel Theory as Kelly, Laurie Fortier as Agatha and Margot Bingham as Stephanie Vega.

How to watch The Walking Dead season 11 in the UK

UK fans of The Walking Dead can watch the 11th season of the series exclusively via Star on the Disney Plus.

New episodes will be released in sync with when they are aired in the US so there’s no delay in watching the story unfold.

Fans of The Walking Dead can sign up to Disney Plus to watch the last season along with a host of other films and programmes.