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Game of Thrones

  • 2011
  • Season 1
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. It will stretch from the south, where heat breeds plots, lusts and intrigues; to the vast and savage eastern lands; all the way to the frozen north, where an 800-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom from the dark forces that lie beyond.

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Episode 2: The Kingsroad

Summary

Bran clings to life as Ned prepares to head south with the king - only for the youngster to come under attack once more. Jon discovers a different side to Tyrion when he accompanies him on a journey to the Wall, while Daenerys becomes more assertive toward her new husband, the warlord Khal Drogo. Fantasy drama, starring Sean Bean, Mark Addy and Peter Dinklage.
Recommended

Review

The sweeping saga really flaunts its extras in episode two, with long migrations snaking across the screen on horseback. In fact, the land of Westeros is almost too populous, as there’s so much hierarchy and interrelationship for viewers to take in.

Wisely, then, the makers concentrate on the people of the frozen North, where there’s a ticking time-bomb. Young scally Bran Stark lies unconscious after an attempt on his life, having discovered a shocking secret. Despite his mother’s bedside vigil, Bran is looking increasingly vulnerable...

In a world awash with swaggering machismo and brutish deeds, it’s cheering to see scenes of tenderness. Game of Thrones has a scope (and a budget) that other dramas would kill for, but it’s a moot point how much we really care for these characters.

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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
Prince Joffrey BaratheonJack Gleeson
Daenerys TargaryenEmilia Clarke
Viserys TargaryenHarry Lloyd
Khal DrogoJason Momoa
Illyrio MopatisRoger Allam

Crew

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DirectorTim Van Patten
WriterDavid Benioff
WriterDB Weiss

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  • Episode 2

    The Kingsroad

    Summary

    Bran clings to life as Ned prepares to head south with the king - only for the youngster to come under attack once more. Jon discovers a different side to Tyrion when he accompanies him on a journey to the Wall, while Daenerys becomes more assertive toward her new husband, the warlord Khal Drogo. Fantasy drama, starring Sean Bean, Mark Addy and Peter Dinklage.
    Recommended

    Review

    The sweeping saga really flaunts its extras in episode two, with long migrations snaking across the screen on horseback. In fact, the land of Westeros is almost too populous, as there’s so much hierarchy and interrelationship for viewers to take in.

    Wisely, then, the makers concentrate on the people of the frozen North, where there’s a ticking time-bomb. Young scally Bran Stark lies unconscious after an attempt on his life, having discovered a shocking secret. Despite his mother’s bedside vigil, Bran is looking increasingly vulnerable...

    In a world awash with swaggering machismo and brutish deeds, it’s cheering to see scenes of tenderness. Game of Thrones has a scope (and a budget) that other dramas would kill for, but it’s a moot point how much we really care for these characters.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    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
    Prince Joffrey BaratheonJack Gleeson
    Daenerys TargaryenEmilia Clarke
    Viserys TargaryenHarry Lloyd
    Khal DrogoJason Momoa
    Illyrio MopatisRoger Allam

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorTim Van Patten
    WriterDavid Benioff
    WriterDB Weiss

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