With the UK premiere of HBO's Game of Thrones: Season Three due to broadcast on Sky Atlantic on April 1, the satcaster has announced that it will make the first two seasons available through its On Demand platform from the same day.

'Game of Thrones has a huge fanbase in the UK and we are thrilled that from 1st April we will be able to give our customers access to Seasons 1 and 2 On Demand, as well as the new Season 3 episodes exclusively on Sky Atlantic HD,' says Elaine Pyke, Director, Sky Atlantic HD.

The third slice of the award-winning fantasy series, based on George R. R. Martin's best-selling series of books, will begin its run at 9pm, Monday April 1, less than 24 hours after its US airing, with Ciaran Hinds and Mackenzie Crook among the new cast members

Seasons 1 & 2 will also be available to Sky Go customers.

Read our reviews of the first and second Game of Thrones Blu-ray box sets.