Stars of Game of Thrones hit the red carpet at the premiere of series six

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The cast of Game of Thrones hit the red carpet in Hollywood to unveil the first look of the sixth series.

Stars of the fantasy epic including Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams and Alfie Allen attended the premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.

Peter Dinklage at the Game of Thrones premiere
Peter Dinklage, who stars as Tyrion Lannister (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Fans lined Hollywood Boulevard for a glimpse of stars from the hugely successful series, which has also caused controversy over its nudity and violence.

Maisie Williams attends the season six premiere of
Maisie Williams, who stars as Arya Stark (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Talk ahead of the latest series has centred on the character of Jon Snow, who was killed at the end of the fifth series, and whether he would reappear somehow.

Alfie Allen attends the season six premiere of
Alfie Allen, who plays Theon Greyjoy (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The new series will begin on Sky Atlantic on April 24.