George R.R. Martin

Game of Thrones bungles the execution of its last great villain

28 August 2017 15:40

Another season of Game of Thrones is over, and nobody knows when it will return. After a run of seven…

Action soars but acting plummets on Game of Thrones

21 August 2017 16:50

The penultimate episode of a season of Game of Thrones is usually the point where something spectacularly game changing happens.…

Daenerys Targaryen has become the Donald Trump of Game of Thrones

14 August 2017 16:36

If he takes a break from the 24-hour feed of Fox News and switches over to HBO in time to…

Game of Thrones has its first winner: Bronn

7 August 2017 17:39

For the third episode in a row, Game of Thrones has devoted its final act to the sort of blockbuster…

Game of Thrones? More like a game of Risk

31 July 2017 17:19

Risk, the classic strategy board game, involves the careless deployment of tiny figurines across the continents of the world, with…

How Game of Thrones is shaping up as the new season begins

16 July 2017 14:45

After an agonising year-and-a-bit wait, Game of Thrones, the biggest TV show on earth bar none, returns in the early…

Game of Thrones: lucky we just get to watch this programme – the North Koreans are living it

15 April 2014 10:43

Spoiler alert: this is a review of last night’s episode Anyone watching Game of Thrones for the first time last night would…

Game of Thrones: ‘Our Island Story’ for the HBO generation

7 April 2014 16:23

When I was a boy I used to love the stories of the old kings of England, devouring book after…