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Game of Thrones return set for July 2017 in UK

Game of Thrones

Story by Jack Foley

GAME of Thrones will return to UK screens in July, its bosses have confirmed.

The seventh series will air in the UK on July 17, 2017 – a day behind American viewers. The seventh season, comprised of just seven episodes, will be the penultimate series.

Fans watched an online video for more than an hour to see a huge block of ice being melted to reveal the air date, before a new trailer was also released.

In it, Jon Snow says: “There is only one war that matters. The Great War. And it is here.”

According to the show’s creators, the forthcoming season promises a “brutal, bloody and wintry return to Westeros”.

It has already been suggested that the season will include a battle to match the intensity of season six’s critically-acclaimed [and brutal] Battle of the Basterds.

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