Previously, On… Game of Thrones


I wrote some scripts for Previously, On…, a new podcast from Jamie East in association with Sky Atlantic that aims to recap every episode of classic TV series. First up is Game of Thrones, so if you need to refresh your memory before season 8 airs on 14th April, please give the podcast a listen!


Here’s a list of the episodes I wrote:

S01E02- The Kingsroad
S01E04- Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things
S01E05- The Lion and The Wolf
S01E08- The Pointy End
S02E06- The Old Gods and The New
S02E07- A Man Without Honour
S02E10- Valar Morghulis
S03E01- Valar Dohaeris
S03E02- Dark Wings, Dark Words
S03E07- The Bear and the Maiden Fair
S03E08- Second Sons
S04E01- Two Swords
S04E02- The Lion and the Rose
S04E03- Breaker of Chains
S04E07- Mockingbird
S05E09- The Dance of Dragons
S05E10- Mother’s Mercy
S06E04- Book of the Stranger
S06E05- The Door
S06E10- The Winds of Winter
S07E04- The Spoils of War
S07E05- Eastwatch


Spoilers are coming: the real significance of the Game of Thrones leaks


(Original post at The National Student)

Unless you’ve been offline for the past month, chances are you’re aware of the Game of Thrones leaks.

The fantasy drama is one of the most popular shows ever made, and with every new season there comes a spike in online piracy. HBO’s flagship programme is the world’s most pirated TV show, and the seventh season has been plagued by hackers and accidental leaks from the company’s international offices.

Continue reading “Spoilers are coming: the real significance of the Game of Thrones leaks”

Game Of Thrones: ‘The Spoils Of War’

Screen Shot 2017-08-03 at 6.18.11 AM [].jpeg

(Original post at The National Student)

The opening shot of The Spoils of War – a convoy of Lannister wagons holding gold and grain – is a disappointingly literal embodiment of the episode’s title. Thankfully for the Game of Thrones audience (and impoverished student reviewers), the rest of The Spoils of War is a lot more compelling than that.

Continue reading “Game Of Thrones: ‘The Spoils Of War’”