Game of Thrones 501 - Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) ©2015 HBO, photo by Macall B Polay

In Game of Thrones 501The Wars to Come” Cersei and Jaime adjust to a world without Tywin while Varys reveals a conspiracy to Tyrion.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 premieres on Sunday April 12th 2015 in the 9pm slot on HBO. In the UK it airs on Sky Atlantic on Monday 13th, also at 9pm, just 19 hours later. This season of has the usual ten episodes.

The fifth season regular cast includes Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Natalie Dormer, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner.

New cast members include: Jonathan Pryce (the High Sparrow), Alexander Siddig (Doran Martell), DeObia Oparei (Areo Hotah), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Obara Sand), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Tyene Sand), Jessica Henwick (Nym Sand), Nell Tiger Free (Myrcella Baratheon) and Toby Sebastian (Trystane Martell).

Game of Thrones 501 “The Wars to Come” – Gallery

Stars in the image gallery are Ciaran Hinds, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer and Kit Harington. Click on an image for a larger view. Use arrow keys to scroll through the gallery.

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Game of Thrones 501 “The Wars to Come” – Lowdown


Cersei (Lena Headey) and Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) adjust to a world without Tywin. Varys (Conleth Hill) reveals a conspiracy to Tyrion (Peter Dinklage).

Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) faces a new threat to her rule. Jon (Kit Harington) is caught between two kings.

“The Wars to Come” is directed by Michael Slovis with a script by David Benioff and DB Weiss.

Game of Thrones is based on the popular book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George
RR Martin. The Emmy-winning fantasy television series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom.


UPDATED April 14th 2015 with 9 additional images to gallery

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online