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How to watch Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 ‘Winterfell’ in the UK

Find out how to stream the much-anticipated return to Westeros

The Long Night is finally over. In the (very) early hours of Monday 15 April, HBO’s smash hit fantasy TV series Game of Thrones finally returned to our screens here in the UK. You won’t find any spoilers here, but let’s just say it more than lived up to our expectations.

But let’s face it, you’re probably here because, for whatever reason, you weren’t able to watch episode one of Season 8 as it was the first broadcast. Read on to find out how to catch up on all the action you’ve missed so far.

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How to watch Game of Thrones Season 8 episode one: Sky Go

If you already have Sky TV, the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to catch up on the premiere of Game of Thrones Season 8 is via Sky Go.

With Sky Go you can stream every episode of the new series as it happens but, if you like to be in bed at 2am on a Monday morning, it will also allow you to catch up on every episode (including episode one) at any time.

Sky Go is free for existing Sky TV customers, and you can use it to stream Game of Thrones to your phone, laptop, tablet or other device.

There are various packages to choose from when signing up to Sky TV, starting from £22 per month.

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How to watch Game of Thrones Season 8 episode one: Now TV

For those who don’t have Sky TV, and aren’t wishing to sign up any time soon, a Now TV pass is definitely the best option.

A Now TV Entertainment Pass costs a rolling £8 per month (which you can cancel at any time) and gives you access to channels such as Sky One, Sky Arts, Comedy Central and, most importantly, Sky Atlantic.

You can also catch up on the biggest shows from any of these channels after the event. As of 9am on Monday 15 April, episode one of Game of Thrones Season 8 is already live on the Now TV website, so you shouldn’t have to wait too long to watch all of the action if you can’t see it live.

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How to watch Game of Thrones Season 8 episode one: Torrents

When finding out how to watch Game of Thrones Season 8 episode one, it’s important to ignore any website or source that suggests using a torrent.

Torrenting shows like Game of Thrones is not only illegal, but also potentially very dangerous. A recent report from Kaspersky Lab found that cybercriminals use new episodes of popular TV shows such as GoT to distribute malware that could harm your computer or other device. Remember to avoid pirated content, no matter what source it comes from.