Game of Thrones season 8 – how to watch episode 3, is there a trailer and how does the series end?
GAME Of Thrones fans are finally about to watch the highly anticipated Battle of Winterfell.
But how can you watch the third episode of Season 8 and what clues have we been given in the trailers? Here's everything you need to know about the historic episode…
How can I watch Game of Thrones Season 8, episode 3 in the UK?
The next episode (Season 8, Episode 3) of Game of Thrones will air on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9pm in the US.
It will be simulcast in the UK on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV on Monday, April 29, from 2am.
The episode will be repeated again in the UK at 9pm on Monday.
Episode Three will see the all-important battle of Winterfell take place as Jon and the gang try all they can to stop the Night King.
What is The Great Battle of Winterfell?
The Great Battle of Winterfell is a major battle that takes place during the Great War to save the seven kingdoms.
The alliance of living armies, including the forces of the Starks and Targaryens, against the army of the dead – led by the Night King and his White Walkers.
The battle takes place at Winterfell, the seat of House Stark and regional capital of the North.
It had already been speculated by fans that the battle would begin in the third episode because director Miguel Sapochnik is credited for two episodes of Season 8, one of which is episode three and the other being episode five.
Given that his previous contributions to the series include the infamous Battle of the Bastards and Hardhome, fans are keen to see what he delivers for the final battle.
How long did The Great Battle of Winterfell take to film?
The episode will make television history when it airs as it is set to shatter records for the biggest battle sequence ever seen on screen.
The monumental war scene took a monster three months to shoot with the majority of the filming taking place at night.
The episode took a total of 11 weeks of night shoots in freezing temperatures with only trailers and space heaters to provide amenity.
When did Game of Thrones season 8 start and is it on Netflix?
Game of Thrones season 8 premiered in the UK on Monday April 15 at 9pm on Sky Atlantic.
Episodes are available to watch on NOW TV in the UK.
The final series will be the shortest in Game of Thrones' history with just six episodes, following on from the seven in season seven.
Were there multiple endings filmed for season 8 of Game of Thrones?
Game of Thrones bosses filmed multiple endings for the cult fantasy drama’s big series finale to prevent key plot details leaking online.
The secrecy surrounding the series’ ending was taken to a whole new level.
Producers have even kept cast members in the dark about which characters live or die.
Talking to Vulture, Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, revealed that they also shot fake scenes.
She said: "We shoot fake scenes. We got into costume in Croatia because we know the paparazzi lurk around there, so we would spend like half a day doing nothing."
Kit Harington admitted that he cried when he read the final script, and also revealed that there was a secret episode of the show that will never air.
He revealed: "They say, if I ever p**s them off too much, they'll release it on YouTube.
"Every now and then, they send me a screengrab, just as a threat."
Is everyone going to die in Game of Thrones season 8?
As the final ever episode of Game of Thrones looms ever closer, fans are starting to freak out over the possibility that Winter will win and all the characters we've obsessed over aren't going to make it out alive.
One of the most famous phrases in the show is the high Valyrian saying: 'Valar Morghuli'.
As many of you know, that means, 'All men must die', and it is the customary saying in Essos.
Actor Liam Cunningham, who plays Ser Davos Seaworth, all but admitted the famous phrase could help the key to the show's ending during an appearance on The Late Late Show.
"We're all going to die. Don't forget 'Valar Morghulis,' which is one of the phrases on the show which means 'all men must die'," he said ominously.
The phrase also has a traditional reply that translates to “all men must serve.”
Could that mean all men must die so they can serve the Night King in his Army of the Dead?
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