BINGE to bring the highly anticipated television event House of the Dragon to Australian viewers

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BINGE, home to the world’s best entertainment, will deliver one of the most anticipated television events of the year with today’s announcement that House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, will be available to stream at the same time as the U.S. on Monday 22 August.

Based on George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novel “Fire & Blood,” the series, which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen.

The star-studded ensemble cast includes Paddy Considine (The Third Day), Matt Smith (The Crown), Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One), Emma D’Arcy (Truth Seekers), Steve Toussaint (Doctor Who), Eve Best (Nurse Jackie), Sonoya Mizuno (Ex Machina), Fabien Frankel (The Serpent) and Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill).

The series also features Australian stars Milly Alcock (Upright) as Young Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Ryan Corr (Packed to the Rafters) as Ser Harwin ‘Breakbones’ Strong.

Additional cast includes Bethany Antonia (Get Even), Phoebe Campbell (Midsomer Murders), Emily Carey (Casualty), Harry Collett (Dunkirk), Tom Glynn-Carney (Dunkirk), Jefferson Hall (Game of Thrones), David Horovitch (Miss Marple), Wil Johnson (Waking the Dead), John Macmillan (Back), Graham McTavish (Outlander), Ewan Mitchell (The Last Kingdom), Theo Nate (Time), Matthew Needham (Sanditon), Bill Paterson (Miss Potter), Phia Saban (The Last Kingdom), Gavin Spokes (The Ipcress File) and Savannah Steyn (Crawl).

BINGE Executive Director Alison Hurbert-Burns said: “Australia, mark your calendars, the hugely anticipated prequel series to the Game of Thrones phenomenon is coming to BINGE, at the same time as the global premiere.

“It’s another example of our commitment to bringing the world’s best entertainment to Australian viewers and we can’t wait to see where this new series, set 200 years before the fall of the Throne, takes fans.”

House of the Dragon is Co-Created/Executive Produced by George R.R. Martin. Co-Creator/Co-Showrunner/Executive Producer/Writer, Ryan Condal; Co-Showrunner/Executive Producer/Director, Miguel Sapochnik; Executive Producer/Writer, Sara Hess; Executive Producers, Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis, Ron Schmidt; Directors Clare Kilner, Geeta V. Patel; Director/Co-Executive Producer, Greg Yaitanes. The series is based on George R.R. Martin’s novel “Fire & Blood.”

House of the Dragon will be available exclusively to the Foxtel Group.

BINGE will stream all episodes of House of the Dragon. Fans can also catch up on all 8 seasons of award-winning drama Game of Thrones.

Every episode of House of the Dragon will also be available on FOXTEL and all 8 seasons of Game of Thrones are available to watch now on FOXTEL on Demand.