Why I don’t watch Game of Thrones and I never will

You’d better believe it (Picture: Rex/Metro.co.uk)

Game Of Thrones is one of the most popular television series around – a genuine, proper, global phenomenon – and it’s back at 2am and 9pm on Monday, July 17, on Sky Atlantic and Now TV.

When people describe the golden age of television, Game Of Thrones is one of the hallowed offerings placed alongside the likes of Breaking Bad, Mad Men or The Wire.

People build their lives around this programme in a way they do with few others – it doesn’t just command a loyal cult following, but a real populist significance too.

I don’t watch Game Of Thrones, though. I never will.

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