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Shetland: season 3 on BBC One

Wonderfully two-faced Ciaran HindsWhen a young man disappears on a ferry crossing and a small boy ends up in intensive care, DI Jimmy Perez and his team become convinced the two events are connected.

As the investigation pulls Perez and his team deeper into the secrets of the local community, prime suspect Michael Maguire carries out his own inquiry, with dire consequences.

The first episode will air on BBC ONE on Friday 15 January.

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Waiting for Game of Thrones‘ opening night

The highly anticipated third installment of HBO’s Game of Thrones begins on Sunday March 31 at 9 p.m., opening another season of treachery, romance, conspiracies and dragons.

HBO has released a new featurette that touches on why Ciarán’s Mance Rayder was chosen to be the King Beyond The Wall, and introduces fans to the Wildling culture prior to the Season 3 premiere on March 31.

“The Wildlings are the people who live north of the Wall,” George R.R. Martin explains in the featurette. “The name ‘wildling’ is what the people who live south of the Wall call them, and they would reject that name as its connotations of being uncivilized. […] There’s actually quite a lot of Westeros north of the Wall.”

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Game of Thrones on set invitation

I'm just going outside and may be some timeA couple of months away from the premiere, HBO’s promotes the third season of Game of Thrones with a look behind the scenes of the production and set. The clip offers a few glimpses at what’s ahead for some of the new and returning characters. Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss new characters and what’s to come in the third season of their adaptation of A Storm Of Swords, the third book in George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series.

Ciarán, who plays Mance Rayder, known as the “King Beyond the Wall”, filmed episodes of Game of Thrones in Belfast (the scenes inside the tent) and a remote part of northeast Iceland (the scenes outside the tent).

“So far it seems to be operating fantastically, for people who love fantasy and drama and a bit of butchery on the way,” he says.

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Ciarán Hinds joins Games Of Thrones

After months of speculation, Ciarán has been cast as Wildling leader Mance Rayder, the King Beyond the Wal, in the third season of HBO’s Game Of Thrones, based on epic fantasy novels written by American novelist George R. R. Martin. The third season is expected to premiere on March 31, 2013 on HBO.

Among other additions to the original cast, Tobias Menzies will star as Edmure Tully. Julius Caesar and Brutus will be reunited again…

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