Royal Mail has revealed a set of 15 first class Game of Thrones themed stamps, issued to mark the “significant British contribution” to the award-winning HBO drama.
Principal filming of the series takes place at Titanic Studios in Belfast, at the Linen Hill Film Studio in Banbridge and on location elsewhere in Northern Ireland. Other filming locations include Malta, Croatia, Iceland, Morocco and Spain.
In addition to being extensively filmed in the UK, the show’s cast is predominantly British and Irish, while Brits also play key roles in the its award-winning costume design and prosthetic special effects.
The stamps depict photographic representations of central characters from across all seven seasons in the Game of Thrones’ series.
Each stamp is centred on an individual character and features a montage of images from the series.
Featured characters are: Sansa Stark; Jon Snow; Eddard Stark; Olenna Tyrell; Tywin Lannister; Tyrion Lannister; Cersei Lannister; Arya Stark; Jamie Lannister and Daenerys Targaryen.
The result is a set of ten bespoke images that embody the crux of each character’s story.
A sheet of five additional stamps features the non-human characters in the series including: the Night King and White Walkers; Giants; Direwolves; Dragons and the Iron Throne itself.
In addition to the stamps there is an extensive range of products – exclusive souvenirs, limited edition and gifts – not available on the high-street.
Products include framed stamps, prints and the Prestige Stamp Book provides behind the scenes access to the Game of Thrones world – from costume designs to filming locations and early set designs.
The stamps will be available from January 23rd and can be pre-ordered from today by visiting royalmail.com/gameofthrones.
Fans and stamp collectors can also buy them from 7,000 Post Office branches across the UK or by calling 03457 641 641.