Jessalyn Gilsig as Siggy in Vikings

Video: Jessalyn Gilsig interview on History’s ‘Vikings’

If you asked most people to describe a Viking, they would probably mention something about horned helmets, raiding parties, and then they might just fizzle off without knowing what else to say. Thanks to Michael Hirst, the creator of The Tudors, and the writer for the Academy-Award winning film Elizabeth, the new dramatic series Vikings is bound to teach people a lot more about these Norse warriors, with a story that is atmospheric, intense, and unexpected.