The latest Game of Thrones video from HBO features a light-hearted look at how executive producers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff got the show off the ground. Narrated by Charles Dance, who plays Tywin Lannister, Dan and Dave talk about when they first discovered the books, convincing George to let them turn it into a TV series and then convincing HBO to give two writers who had never worked in TV or film (“or anything” adds Dave) millions of dollars to produce the show. We’re sure HBO are smiling now. Watch below.

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Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.

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