HBO has issued a press release revealing synopses for the episodes of Game of Thrones Season Four that will air in May. We’ll be treated to only three episodes in May, with an agonizingly long one week break following the seventh episode. Details for episodes five through seven after the break.
Episode #35: “First of His Name”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Cersei (Lena Headey) and Tywin (Charles Dance) plot the Crown’s next move. Dany (Emilia Clarke) discusses future plans. Jon (Kit Harington) embarks on a new mission.
Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Michelle MacLaren.
Episode #36: “The Laws of Gods and Men”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 11 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Stannis (Stephen Dillane) and Davos (Liam Cunningham) set sail with a new strategy. Dany meets with supplicants. Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) faces down his father in the throne room.
Written by Bryan Cogman; directed by Alik Sakharov.
Episode #37: “Mockingbird”
Debut: SUNDAY, MAY 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Tyrion enlists an unlikely ally. Daario (Michiel Huisman) entreats Dany to allow him to do what he does best. Jon’s warnings about the Wall’s vulnerability fall on deaf ears. Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) follows a new lead on the road with Pod (Daniel Portman).
Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Alik Sakharov.