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Millions of Brits to pull a sickie to watch Game of Thrones

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Published by Sarah Yeoman at 10:57am 12th April 2019.

Millions of Brits are expected to pull a sickie to watch the final Game of Thrones series premiere.

Research, conducted by Culture Trip, shows 3.1 million British people are considering "pulling a sickie".

Season 8 of Game of Thrones begins on Monday (15th April) at 2am in the UK.

Those aged 16-24 are predicted to be the biggest culprits when it comes to taking the day off.

People in Yorkshire, Wales and the South East are likely to be the worst offenders.

You can watch the new series on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV on Monday morning at 2am.

Here's a look at the new series...

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