Sleepless nights for Kit Harington ahead of Game Of Thrones swansong

A central character of fantasy drama Game Of Thrones admitted suffering sleepless nights ahead of the final series.

Kit Harington plays Jon Snow, who has become one of the most influential figures in the fictional world of Westeros where the HBO programme is set.

Much of the show was shot in Northern Ireland and the eighth series had its UK premiere in Belfast on Friday evening.

Game of Thrones Premiere – Belfast
Sophie Turner arrives at the premiere (Liam McBurney/PA)

Harington said: “I am having sleepless nights about the whole thing, I really am.

“The last two nights I have slept really badly because I am just a worrier.

“I am a real worrier and there is a lot of pressure on this.

Game of Thrones Premiere – Belfast
Jerome Flynn at the premiere (Liam McBurney/PA)

“I really hope we have done something that most of the people that follow this show, you cannot please everyone, that people will love.

“So I am nervous, but I am excited for people to see it.”

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