David Benioff

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David Benioff and DB Weiss attend the ‘Game Of Thrones’ season 8 premiere in New York City. Imagine what they could have earned if they wrote a decent final season. Photograph: Mike Coppola/FilmMagic

Joining a roster already home to star name writer-producers Shonda Rhimes, Ryan Murphy and Jenji Kohan, Game of Thrones creators DB Weiss and David Be(...)

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys. Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO

“The single most positive thing to happen to the screen industry in Northern Ireland is Game of Thrones.” That’s the assessment of Richard Williams, (...)

Dany, who wanted the throne too much, and Jon, who wanted it not at all

Perhaps a show can become too big for its own good. That doesn’t just mean that the mother of all water-cooler conversations must eventually collapse (...)

Daenerys congratulates her unruly Dothraki cavalry and her forever ruly Unsullied infantry

This episode 6 review contains spoilers for season 8, episodes 1-6. Stop now if you haven’t watched the final instalment yet. If you tuned into the (...)

Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen, now Mother of Dragon (singular). Photograph Helen SloanHBO

Daenerys went mad this week – but has Game of Thrones lost the plot alongside her? That was the question many viewers will have asked after an action-(...)

Game of Thrones: Daenerys Targaryen, now Mother of Dragon (singular). Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO

This article contains spoilers for Game of Thrones, season eight, episodes one to five. Let’s start with a major spoiler and, even at this late stage(...)

One of the horrors of the episode is to see the resurrecting powers of the Night King

This review contains spoilers for season 8, episode three. (Really, don’t read it till you’ve watched it.) It’s worth remembering, if it was possibl(...)

Game of Thrones: setting up for the endgame. Photograph: HBO

Warning: this review contains spoilers. So, where were we?. . . It has been almost two years since we watched the Wall come tumbling down in Game of (...)

The Night King makes his assault on the Wall in HBO’s Game of Thrones, which returns to Sky and Now TV next week for its final season.

Game of Thrones, a quick recap: Some years ago there was this Mad King called Aerys who ruled from the Iron Throne, then someone slept with someone el(...)

Actor Barry McGovern:  he  long resisted the label of “Beckettian actor”, but over the years  has stopped protesting. “Now I just accept it graciously”

A few years ago the actor Barry McGovern made a brief visit to Co Antrim with the specific intention of dying there. It was a life-changing experience(...)

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