My mate Mags and I were lucky enough to get tickets for the launch event of the Game of Thrones Season 5 Blu-Ray/DVD. It took place in the Impact Screen of London’s famous Empire Leicester Square Cinema.
Having been to one or two of these before, I thought it would be nothing more than a private screening. I was wrong.
HBO had gone all-out for the launch, with red carpet, security, the full works. A number of celebs were also in attendance.
After receiving our wristbands we found our seats (and complimentary snacks) and got ready for the screening.
HBO had remastered the eight episode of the season ‘Hardhome’ which involves a huge battle scene. It was great to see it on the big screen!
After the screening there was a Q&A session with Daniel Portman (Podric Payne) and Ben Crompton (Eddison Tollett) which was very interesting and informative.
On the way out I managed to ‘acquire’ two GoT poster boards for my collection…