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March 11th, 2014 by Marc Comments

Belfast Film Festival has managed to secure a deal that will have the Game Of Thrones fans frothing at the mouths. While we all can’t wait for the new series to kick off, here is a chance to see the premiere episode almost a fortnight before the rest of the world…

To apply visit or telephone the Festival Box Office on 028 9024 6609.


Belfast Film Festival Scoops Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere!

Tickets for Exclusive Screenings will be allocated by lottery

Belfast Film Festival, together with O2 International Sim, has joined forces with HBO and Sky Atlantic to present exclusive previews of Two Swords, the first episode of Game of Thrones Season 4.

Eleven days before its UK release, Belfast Film Festival will host two screenings of the opening episode for more than 500 fans at the Movie House on Belfast’s Dublin Road.

Free tickets will be allocated on a lottery basis with lucky winners announced on Thursday, March 20.

To apply visit or telephone the Festival Box Office on 028 9024 6609.

“We are thrilled to be presenting this very special Game of Thrones premiere screening– and are intensely proud of all the local crew and cast who contribute to the making of this highly successful series,” said

Michele Devlin, Festival Director.

The eagerly anticipated fourth season, set to tackle the second half of A Storm of Swords (the third book of George RR Martin), will return to screens across the UK on Monday, April 7, on Sky Atlantic HD.

The episode sees a wealth of new talent joining the cast, including Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), Joel Fry (Trollied, Plebs), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Gangs of New York), Indira Varma (What Remains, Luther) and Pedro Pascal (Homeland, The Good Wife), who will play Prince Oberyn Martell aka The Red Viper.

Many of the old favourites make a return appearance, including Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Aidan Gillen, Iain Glen, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jack Gleeson, Alfie Allen, Natalie Dormer, Gwendoline Christie and Charles Dance.

GAME OF THRONES returns on Monday 7 April at 9pm on Sky Atlantic HD and Sky Atlantic +1 – available exclusively to Sky TV customers and contract free on NOW TV with the NOW TV Entertainment Month Pass.

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….