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Kit Harington cried after reading final Game of Thrones script

Kit Harington cried after reading the script for the final episode of Game Of Thrones.

The 30-year-old actor plays Jon Snow on the hit HBO program, and during an appearance on the U.K.'s The One Show on Friday (20Oct17), he shared that he and his cast mates wept at a recent read-through.

"We had a read-through last week in fact, so I know everything now," Harington said, poking fun at his character famously being told "You know nothing" in an episode. "I cried at the end. You have to remember that eight years of it - no one really cares about it more than us."

The hit fantasy series, which also stars Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, and Emilia Clarke, will conclude at the end of season eight, which is due to premiere in either 2018 or 2019.

"It's been an institution longer than any other institution I've been in. School, drama school, anything. I get a bit weepy thinking about it. It's going to be a strange year saying goodbye to everyone and having last scenes with this person and that person," he continued. "Not only you're attached to it, loads of people around the world are attached to it."

Harington is due to start filming his scenes for the final series in Belfast, Northern Ireland. And he has been sworn to secrecy by the show's producers.

"(I was told), 'Don't tell them you're filming. Don't take pictures in Belfast. Don't do all of that,'" the star laughed. "It's on lockdown!"

Harington recently got engaged to his former Game of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie, whom he has been dating since 2012. The lovebirds announced their engagement in newspaper The Times last month (Sep17).