Game of Thrones stars shine for premiere

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Stars of Game of Throes have stepped on to the red carpet in New York for the premiere of it the final season.

It has been two years since the last series, but on Wednesday night, actors from every season of the show appeared at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

The smash HBO/ Sky Atlantic show began in 2011, as an adaptation to A Song of Ice and Fire - a set of fantasy novels by George R R Martin.

Now, the show will air the last six episodes, and will finally reveal who will sit on the Iron Throne.

At the end of the last season, Winter had well and truly arrived, with the kingdom of Westeros getting ready for epic battles ahead.

Among the stars at Wednesday's premiere were Jack Gleeson who plays Joffrey - who at one point sat on the Iron Throne.

Others included Kristian Nairn, who plays the lovable Hodor and Jason Mamoa, who portrays Khal Drogo.

The show is packed full of British talent, and alongside the Stark sisters, played by Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner, was Khaleesi herself Emilia Clark, King of the north, Kit Harrington and fierce Gwendoline Christie - who plays Brienne of Tarth.

Also joining the cast was Alfie Allen, aka Theon Greyjoy, Rory McCann, who plays The Hound and Jerome Flynn, who plays Bronn.

It is thought that each episode in the new season will be feature length

The remaining six episodes begin on Sky Atlantic and Now TV at 2am on 15 April, where it will be simulcast in the UK and the US.

Each episode will be repeated at 9pm the same day.

Previous seasons are available on Sky Box Sets and Now TV.

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