Game of Thrones stars shine in New York for premiere of the final season

Stars of Game of Throes, including British actresss Emilia Clarke, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner, have stepped on to the red carpet in New York for the premiere of it the final season.

It has been two years since the last series, but on Wednesday night, actors from every season of the show appeared at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

The smash HBO/ Sky Atlantic show began in 2011, as an adaptation to A Song of Ice and Fire - a set of fantasy novels by George R R Martin.

Now, the show will air the last six episodes, and will finally reveal who will sit on the Iron Throne.

At the end of the last season, winter had well and truly arrived, with the kingdom of Westeros getting ready for epic battles ahead.

Advertisement Among the stars at Wednesday's premiere were Jack Gleeson who plays Joffrey - who at one point sat on the Iron Throne.

Image: Jack Gleeson, who plays Joffrey Baratheon Others included Kristian Nairn, who plays the lovable Hodor and Jason Mamoa, who portrays Khal Drogo.

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Image: Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen Image: Kit Harrington, who plays Jon Snow Image: Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne of Tarth Also joining the cast was Alfie Allen, aka Theon Greyjoy, Rory McCann, who plays The Hound and Jerome Flynn, who plays Bronn.

Image: Alfie Allen, brother of singer Lily Allen, who plays Theon Greyjoy Image: Rory McCann, who plays Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane Image: Jerome Flynn, who plays Bronn It is thought that each episode in the new season will be "feature length"

The remaining six episodes begin on Sky Atlantic and Now TV at 2am on 15 May, where it will be simulcast in the UK and the US.

Image: Iain Glen, who plays Ser Jorah Mormont Image: Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister, with his wife Image: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime Lannister Each episode will be repeated at 9pm the same day.

Previous seasons are available on Sky Box Sets and Now TV.