Welcome to the forty-first episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Angelya.
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Winter is coming! Game of Thrones Season 6 starts this weekend and we are here to help you remember where all the characters are at the end of series 5, with the help of our very special guest, author of the Obernewtyn series, Isobelle Carmody. We also discuss our theories for the future of the series. This episode was recorded on April 19th, 2016.
You can listen to part two of this episode here.
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The title music for this episode features the Game of Thrones Main Title, composed by Ramin Djawadi and published by Varèse Sarabande.
Our guest: Isobelle Carmody
Isobelle Carmody is the author of the beloved Obernewtyn series, as well as many other books and series for children and young adults. She was recently voted Australia’s favourite author in the Booktopia poll! We interviewed her shortly after The Red Queen was released – you can hear that interview in Episode 36. She joins us today to discuss all things Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire.
Game of Thrones Season 6
- SPOILER ALERT: Here be spoilers for season 5, and for A Dance with Dragons. You have been warned.
1st trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGKbmVlJJ4c
2nd trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EI0ib1NErqg
Starts 24 April 2016 (25 April 2016 in Australia)
You can watch in the US on HBO, and in Australia on Foxtel.
Game of Owns Podcast – for in-depth (and hilarious) analysis of each episode
GoT facts discussed in this episode were distilled from http://gameofthrones.wikia.com/. Please don’t take our discussion as the absolute truth, we are mostly remembering from past watching and reading!
Characters discussed include:
In Braavos: Arya Stark
In Winterfell: Sansa Stark, Theon Greyjoy (Reek), Ramsay Bolton, Brienne, Podrick, (and at the Wall) Stannis Baratheon, Melisandre
At the Wall: Jon Snow, Samwell Tarly, Gilly, the Wildlings (Mance Ryder), Davos Seaworth
North of the Wall: Bran Stark, Hodor, Meera and Jojen Reed, the Three-eyed Raven, the wights
Location unknown: Rickon Stark
At King’s Landing: King Tommen, Cercei Lannister, Margaery and Olenna Tyrell, Gregor Clegane
In Dorne: Jamie Lannister, Bronn, Myrcella, the Sand Snakes (Ellaria)
In Meereen: Danaerys Targaryen, Tyrion Lannister, Varys, Jorah Mormont, Barriston “The Bold” Selmy, Daario Naharys, the Dragons.
Other Books and TV shows mentioned
- The Walking Dead
- Pride & Prejudice & Zombies – our review and discussion was in Episode 39.
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