George RR Martin

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Game of Thrones v Lord of the Rings: who will win the epic battle of the spin-offs?
Hundreds of millions of dollars have been flung into making prequels of the fantasy franchises. But which will triumph? Or, with no familiar characters, could both end in disaster?

Steve Rose

28, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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House of the Dragon: what can we expect from the Game of Thrones prequel?
With just a month to go, more details are emerging on arguably the most anticipated new TV series of the year

Stuart Heritage

20, Jul, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Top 10 books about twins | Rebecca Wait
Writers from William Shakespeare to Angela Carter and George RR Martin have been been inspired by the doubled lives of these familial pairs

Rebecca Wait

13, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Jon Snow set to return in Game of Thrones sequel series – reports
Kit Harington will reprise role if unnamed HBO series goes ahead, potentially extending George RR Martin’s world beyond source material

Sian Cain

17, Jun, 2022 @5:12 AM

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New trailer for Game of Thrones prequel is released
A fiery teaser for House of the Dragon reveals HBO’s much-hyped follow-up to the long-running fantasy hit

Benjamin Lee

05, May, 2022 @4:08 PM

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George RR Martin, console-less games and a Final Fantasy fail: the biggest news from E3 2021
This year’s online-only E3 video game expo was hardly the usual explosion of blockbuster games, but there were still some standout stories

Keza MacDonald

16, Jun, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Game of Thrones prequel: what can we learn from the first images?
The first stills from House of the Dragon, the new series within George RR Martin’s fantasy universe, promise more of the same but also a tease of something new

Stuart Heritage

05, May, 2021 @7:20 PM

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Game of Thrones at 10: can a deluge of publicity preserve its legacy?
For many viewers, the final season ruined years of fandom. Enter HBO with a month of celebrations which they hope will lead to renewed interest in GoT – and its upcoming spinoffs

Graeme Virtue

19, Apr, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Game of Thrones stage show coming to Broadway and West End
George RR Martin working on production apparently revolving around the Great Tourney at Harrenhal that will also hit Australia

Benjamin Lee

30, Mar, 2021 @4:13 PM

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George RR Martin signs five-year, eight-figure deal for more HBO projects
Game of Thrones author also has a Netflix film on the way, but there is still no word of his finishing the fantasy series that made his name

Sian Cain

29, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Novels are terrible and you'll never convince me otherwise | Prove me wrong
We don’t need fiction – the real world is strange enough. Plus, fancy writing is incomprehensible, argues Ben Butler. Lucy Clark tries to prove him wrong

Ben Butler and Lucy Clark

27, Dec, 2020 @4:30 PM

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It’s time for fantasy fiction and role-playing games to shed their racist history
Representation of characters from ‘uncivilised’ worlds and a nostalgia for colonial cultures have been problematic from the start

Payal Dhar

03, Nov, 2020 @3:15 PM

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