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 (...)

Fans watch HBO’s Game of Thrones series finale at a viewing party at Brennan’s bar in Marina del Rey, California. Photograph:  Robyn Beck / AFP

Niall Hanratty The series wrapped up with how certain aspects would end. Jon killing Dany. Check. A new King. Check. Tyrion surviving. Check. How(...)

Anything on TV? Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) from Game of Thrones in happier times. Photograph: HBO

When you play the game of television, you win or you die, there is no middle ground – or so Cersei Lannister would say if she was to swap her fictiona(...)

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 (...)

A fans reacts as she watches HBO’s Game of Thrones series finale at a viewing party at Brennan’s bar in Marina del Rey, California. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Game of Thrones is over. How was the final episode for you? Series 8 of the HBO drama has divided fans. Some say the showrunners have made a dragon’s (...)

The offending scene with the water bottle. Photograph: @JonxDanyy

First it was a rogue coffee cup. Now, Game of Thrones fans have spotted another present-day item lurking onscreen in the fantasy drama: a water bottle(...)

Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) rides  Drogon towards Euron Greyjoy’s fleet in season eight of Game of Thrones.  The animator who headed the team that created the dragons is coming to Dublin for a free animation masterclass.

Learning how to use the software needed to create characters like the dragons in Game of Thrones is harder than learning how to fly a plane, one of th(...)

Game of Thrones: endgame. Photographs: HBO

Seamas O’Reilly and Ed Power argue the merits and demerits of the HBO drama whose final series has divided fans. Have the showrunners and writers t(...)

The onslaught of complaints about the direction the beloved HBO series has taken of late are unavoidable. Photograph: Home Box Office (HBO)/Game of Thrones © 2019 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. HBO® and all related programs are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.

To say the reception to the final season of Game of Thrones has been a mixed bag would be an understatement. Spend any time on social media on Sunday (...)

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-(...)

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