PREVIEW: Sheffield’s latest Game of Thrones star revealed

Sean Bean in Game Of Thrones.  �HBO
Sean Bean in Game Of Thrones. �HBO
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A Sheffield-born actor has followed in the footsteps of one of the city’s most famous film stars by getting a part in smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones.

Junade Khan, who has previously acted in Hollyoaks and Coronation Street, will appear in series six of the fantasy drama, due to start on Sky Atlantic on Monday.

Sheffield’s Sean Bean played one of the show’s main characters Ned Stark in the first series, released in 2011.

The full story and an exclusive interview will be published in The Star on Wednesday, April 20.