The show has been exported worldwide; airing on Starz in the US, on SoHo in Australia, on Showcase in Canada, on RTÉ in Ireland and later in the UK when it was acquired by Amazon Prime Instant Video.
The show has aired 4 seasons, with 55 episodes varying between 51-88 minutes long. The show has been confirmed for at least 6 seasons. Each season has focused on a different novel in the book series, including:
Dragonfly in Amber
Drums of Autumn
A Breath of Snow and Ashes
The Fiery Cross
True to the books, the show is shot in Scotland, on the outskirts of Cumbernauld in North Lanarkshire. The on set shoots are carried out in a converted warehouse specifically for the show and location shoots are carried out in the likes of East Linton, East Lothian & Fife. Later seasons saws shoots in Prague, Paris, Cape Town & North Carolina.
The title song is composed by Bear McCreary whose work includes the score for the popular The Walking Dead.
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Production Company: Left Bank Pictures, Tall Ship Productions