‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 April Episode Guide

Game of Thrones Season Five April Episodes
Emilia Clarke in ‘Game of Thrones’ season five (Photo: Helen Sloan / courtesy of HBO)

HBO’s just released details on the first three episodes of Game of Thrones‘ 10-episode fifth season. Game of Thrones kicks off on April 12, 2015 at 9pm ET/PT, with season five of the critically acclaimed series finding Tyrion on the run, Jon Snow dealing with the arrival Stannis Baratheon at the Wall, and the battle for control of King’s Landing continuing between the Lannisters and the Tyrells.

The cast includes Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Aidan Gillen (Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Diana Rigg (Lady Olenna Tyrell), Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark), and Sophie Turner(Sansa Stark).

New to the series for season five are Jonathan Pryce (the High Sparrow), Alexander Siddig (Doran Martell), DeObia Oparei (Areo Hotah), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Obara Sand), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Tyene Sand), Jessica Henwick (Nym Sand), Nell Tiger Free (Myrcella Baratheon) and Toby Sebastian (Trystane Martell).

Game of Thrones April 2015 Episodes:

Episode #41: “The Wars to Come”
Debut: SUNDAY, APRIL 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: April 12 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 13 (12:30 a.m.), 14 (9:00 p.m., 4:05 a.m.), 15 (3:45 a.m.), 16 (10:00 p.m.), 17 (9:00 p.m.), 18 (1:15 a.m.) and 24 (8:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: April 13 (9:00 p.m.), 17 (2:00 a.m.), 18 (5:00 p.m.) and 19 (8:00 p.m.)
Cersei (Lena Headey) and Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) adjust to a world without Tywin. Varys (Conleth Hill) reveals a conspiracy to Tyrion (Peter Dinklage). Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) faces a new threat to her rule. Jon (Kit Harington) is caught between two kings.
Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Michael Slovis.

Episode #42: “The House of Black and White”
Debut: SUNDAY, APRIL 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: April 19 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 20 (10:15 p.m.), 21 (9:00 p.m., 2:30 a.m.), 22 (11:50 p.m.), 23 (10:00 p.m.), 24 (9:00 p.m.) and 25 (1:50 a.m.), and May 1 (8:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: April 20 (9:00 p.m.), 24 (2:00 a.m.), 25 (12:45 p.m.) and 26 (8:00 p.m.)
Arya (Maisie Williams) arrives in Braavos. Pod (Daniel Portman) and Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) run into trouble on the road. Cersei fears for her daughter’s safety in Dorne as Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma) seeks revenge for Oberyn’s death. Stannis (Stephen Dillane) tempts Jon. An advisor tempts Daenerys.
Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Michael Slovis.

Episode #43: “High Sparrow”
Debut: SUNDAY, APRIL 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: April 26 (11:30 p.m., 2:00 a.m.), 27 (11:15 p.m.), 28 (9:00 p.m., 2:30 a.m.), 29 (1:45 a.m.) and 30 (10:00 p.m.), and May 1 (9:00 p.m.), 2 (10:00 p.m.) and 8 (8:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdate: April 27 (9:00 p.m.)
In King’s Landing, Queen Margaery (Natalie Dormer) enjoys her new husband. Tyrion and Varys walk the Long Bridge of Volantis.
Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Mark Mylod.

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-By Rebecca Murray

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