Game of Thrones renewed for two more seasons

Game of Thrones fans can rejoice after the team behind the fantasy drama confirmed they will make two more series.

The epic tale of treachery and nobility is currently on its fourth series, which is being broadcast in the UK on Sky Atlantic.

HBO has revealed its hit fantasy drama Game of Thrones has been renewed for seasons five and six. Credit: HBO/Game of Thrones

Michael Lombardo, president of US broadcaster HBO Programming, which makes the show, said it was "a phenomenon like no other" and that the creators and collaborators "continue to surpass themselves".

"We look forward to more of their dazzling storytelling," he added.