We may have to wait until 2019 for the next season, but Game of Thrones fans will be happy to know that proceedings for the show's final outing are already getting underway as the cast arrived in Belfast this week for the first read-through, with official filming set to begin shortly.

Fans managed to spot Kit Harington, a newly blonde Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and a load of others in the Irish city. Take a look:

Game of Thrones fans can take comfort in knowing that Tormund (Kristofer Hivju) survived the collapse of the wall and has also been spotted: