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Game Of Thrones: Arya’s big moment – and the internet bows down

Game Of Thrones: Arya’s big moment – and the internet bows down

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By Gemma Peplow, arts and entertainment reporter :: Warning: This article contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones season eight, episode three, The Long Night."What do we say to the God of Death?" "Not today," said Arya Stark, before later going on to deftly dispose of the Night King with a blink-and-you'd-miss-it sleight of hand dagger trick that set the internet alight.Only the most important death in Game Of Thrones history (sorry, Sean Bean), and it was Arya whodunnit.:: Game Of Thrones season eight, episode three recap: The heroes of the Battle Of Winterfell Advertisement Image: The Night King: no match for Arya Stark. Pic: HBO/ S...
Game Of Thrones season eight premiere review

Game Of Thrones season eight premiere review

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So, here we are. Almost two years since the Wall was ice-fired into oblivion and we now, finally, get to see how it all ends.Before we continue, one last warning, just in case we haven't made ourselves clear: this review contains spoilers for the Game Of Thrones season eight premiere. HBO has been guarding this thing like an unhatched dragon egg, so if you're waiting until its main UK screening time at 9pm tonight - as if you've not got it etched on your war room tables - you better stop reading now.Go on. You'll thank us for it later. Image: Jon Snow returns to Winterfell with Daenerys Targaryen. Pic: Sky Atlantic/HBO Those who set the alarm clocks for 2am: here we go.With no time to mess about, this final season premiere gets straig...
Game of Thrones: What did people make of its return?

Game of Thrones: What did people make of its return?

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This story does not contain spoilers. Game Of Thrones returned for its eighth and final season on Monday morning after a near two-year absence.HBO aired episode one of the fantasy epic simultaneously in the US and UK.Hardcore British fans had to stay up until 0200 BST to return to the Westeros winter for the first time since August 2017.Secrets were revealed and families reunited as the battle for the Iron Throne intensified, with the 'undead' army inching ever closer. The breakout stars of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones stars step out for final season premiere While many battle-weary viewers were either heading back to bed, or off to work, journalists were busy filing their early reviews:Breathtaking momentsThe Guardian, which ...
HBO warn Trump over Game Of Thrones image use

HBO warn Trump over Game Of Thrones image use

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The makers of Game Of Thrones have warned Donald Trump over his use of imagery from the show to announce sanctions being imposed on Iran. The US president shared an image of himself looking off-camera while striding forward on top of a moody grey background, with the words "Sanctions are coming. November 5" across his chest.The font is the same as that used in hit TV show and the wording is a riff on one of the famous lines from the series, "Winter is coming".The post alludes to Mr Trump reinstating sanctions against Iran that had been removed under the 2015 nuclear deal. Game Of Thrones makers HBO said in a public statement: "We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes."The company's Twitter account p...
Game Of Thrones stars wed at family castle

Game Of Thrones stars wed at family castle

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Game Of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers in the epic TV drama, have married. Harington and Leslie tied the knot at Rayne Church in Aberdeenshire. She wore a full-length white wedding dress and he was dressed in a traditional morning suit. Image: All smiles after the big event The actors met in 2012 while filming the long-running saga in Iceland, where they were playing Jon Snow and Ygritte. Image: Kit Harington arrives at church in Aberdeenshire for his wedding to Rose Leslie Their engagement was announced in The Times last year, and a wedding date of 23 June was posted at the Huntly registration office in Scotland.The...