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Game of Thrones

  • 2011
  • Season 1
  • 10 episodes
  • Fantasy
  • Drama

Summary

Lord Eddard `Ned" Stark (Sean Bean) faces a dilemma when he is asked to serve at the side of King Robert Baratheon (Mark Addy).

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Episode 6: A Golden Crown

Summary

Ned is reinstated by Robert and hears rumours that associates of the Lannisters have begun stirring up trouble across the Seven Kingdoms. Tyrion concocts a risky scheme to escape the Eyrie, Bran's first trip outside the castle since his accident nearly ends in tragedy, and Viserys causes uproar in Khal Drogo's home city. Drama, starring Sean Bean

Review

The conflicts are cranked up in a testosterone-fuelled edition of the HBO swords and saucery saga. The King and Queen argue over the recuperating Stark, while the jailed Tyrion tries yet again to worm his way out of trouble, demanding trial by combat and claiming that his clan’s wealth entitles him to buy a champion.

Chief among the ne’er-do-wells, Viserys oversteps the mark by dissing the Dothraki – never a wise move. There’s the usual smattering of shocks, and this episode’s “I’m sure I know that face” moment comes when Bran is set upon by brigands: the eagle-eyed will spot Natalia Tena, who plays Tonks in the Harry Potter films. It’s a small fantasy world, it seems.

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Details

Released on
2011-05-23
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Lord Eddard `Ned" StarkSean Bean
King Robert BaratheonMark Addy
Queen Cersei LannisterLena Headey
Jaime LannisterNikolaj Coster-Waldau
Tyrion LannisterPeter Dinklage
Jon SnowKit Harington
Lady Catelyn StarkMichelle Fairley
Robb StarkRichard Madden
Bran StarkIsaac Hempstead Wright
Sansa StarkSophie Turner
Arya StarkMaisie Williams
Daenerys TargaryenEmilia Clarke
Khal DrogoJason Momoa
Petyr `Littlefinger" BaelishAidan Gillen
VarysConleth Hill
Grand Maester PycelleJulian Glover
Theon GreyjoyAlfie Allen
BronnJerome Flynn
Lysa ArrynKate Dickie
Ser Jorah MormontIain Glen

Crew

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WriterDavid Benioff
WriterDB Weiss
WriterJane Espenson
DirectorDaniel Minahan

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  • Summary

    Ned is reinstated by Robert and hears rumours that associates of the Lannisters have begun stirring up trouble across the Seven Kingdoms. Tyrion concocts a risky scheme to escape the Eyrie, Bran's first trip outside the castle since his accident nearly ends in tragedy, and Viserys causes uproar in Khal Drogo's home city. Drama, starring Sean Bean

    Review

    The conflicts are cranked up in a testosterone-fuelled edition of the HBO swords and saucery saga. The King and Queen argue over the recuperating Stark, while the jailed Tyrion tries yet again to worm his way out of trouble, demanding trial by combat and claiming that his clan’s wealth entitles him to buy a champion.

    Chief among the ne’er-do-wells, Viserys oversteps the mark by dissing the Dothraki – never a wise move. There’s the usual smattering of shocks, and this episode’s “I’m sure I know that face” moment comes when Bran is set upon by brigands: the eagle-eyed will spot Natalia Tena, who plays Tonks in the Harry Potter films. It’s a small fantasy world, it seems.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    We may earn commission from links on this page. Our editorial is always independent (learn more)

    Details

    Released on
    2011-05-23
    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Lord Eddard `Ned" StarkSean Bean
    King Robert BaratheonMark Addy
    Queen Cersei LannisterLena Headey
    Jaime LannisterNikolaj Coster-Waldau
    Tyrion LannisterPeter Dinklage
    Jon SnowKit Harington
    Lady Catelyn StarkMichelle Fairley
    Robb StarkRichard Madden
    Bran StarkIsaac Hempstead Wright
    Sansa StarkSophie Turner
    Arya StarkMaisie Williams
    Daenerys TargaryenEmilia Clarke
    Khal DrogoJason Momoa
    Petyr `Littlefinger" BaelishAidan Gillen
    VarysConleth Hill
    Grand Maester PycelleJulian Glover
    Theon GreyjoyAlfie Allen
    BronnJerome Flynn
    Lysa ArrynKate Dickie
    Ser Jorah MormontIain Glen

    Crew

    rolename
    WriterDavid Benioff
    WriterDB Weiss
    WriterJane Espenson
    DirectorDaniel Minahan
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