Game of Thrones ‘Battle of the Bastards’: All 24 photos from Season 6 Episode 9

The ‘Battle of the Bastards’ is the big crescendo of Game of Thrones season six, and excitement is through the roof. You can’t escape the hype, so why not embrace it?

This Monday, HBO is going to air a 60-minute Game of Thrones episode – Battle of the Bastards – that will see Jon Snow and Sansa Stark march on Winterfell (finally), with admirable plans to dole out overdue vengeance upon murderer, rapist, and certified flayer-of-genitals Ramsay Bolton.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the episode required 25 days of filming, with 500 extras, 600 crew members, and 70 horses. It’s set to be the biggest battle seen on Game of Thrones so far, so to sate your appetite for the long-awaited Bastardbowl, here are all the Season 6 episode 9 images released by HBO so far:

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Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9 ‘Battle of the Bastards’ will air in the UK on Sky Atantic at 21:00 (BST).

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