ratings: The season five finale broke Game Of Thrones’ ratings record, with 8.11 million people watching the initial airing live on HBO.
write Like the wind: In most cases the TV show has now completely caught up with George RR Martin’s books. It’s thought he’s aiming to get the next novel The Winds Of Winter out before season six.
Band Cameo: US metal band Mastodon cameoed as Wildlings at Hardhome, joining a long line of musicians who have appeared as extras in the show.
Best Line: Malko: “The dwarf lives until we find a cock merchant.”