What's OnThe Iron ThroneThe Iron Throne has been unveiled by Isaac Hempstead Wright to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Game of Thrones
- Dates 22/06/2021
THE IRON THRONE HAS ARRIVEDThe legendary Iron Throne is the newest statue to join the ‘Scenes in the Square’, sculpture trail in Leicester Square.The new statue depicts the Throne all family houses across Westeros were battling for across eight seasons of the iconic Game of Thrones series, the throne joins other classic scenes and characters as part of the sculpture trail including Wonder Woman, Singin’ in the Rain and Batman. One of the stars of the series, Isaac Hempstead Wright, who played Bran Stark commented on the launch, saying he “Couldn’t be happier to be back in London celebrating Game of Thrones! The show has been a huge part of people’s lives, so to see the Iron Throne in London’s iconic Leicester Square is fantastic.”Game of Thrones was broadcast across 207 countries gaining over 200 awards including Baftas, Emmys, and Golden Globes. The series also holds a total of six Guinness World Records including that of most “in-demand” TV show.Following the incredible success of the television franchise, the prequel to the story - House of the Dragon – is due to be released in 2022. Set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series will focus on the turbulent story of House Targaryen and is based on the George R.R. Martin book Fire & Blood.
Covent Garden to Leicester Square
Throughout the 17th century, Leicester Square was a notorious duelling location. Famous duels are said to have occurred here, including one between a Captain French and Captain Coote.