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In pictures: Sopranos farewell

Cast members from The Sopranos

The cast of The Sopranos have gathered in Florida for a special screening of the mob drama's final episode.

Steven Van Zandt being interviewed by journalists

Actors including Steven Van Zandt, who played Sil, were mobbed by media and fans as they arrived on the red carpet.

Lorraine Bracco and James Gandolfini

The programme, based around mob boss Tony Soprano, began in 1999 and has won 18 Emmy awards for the HBO network.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

A separate screening in New York involved Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who was student Meadow Soprano - Tony's daughter.

A sign outside the Satin Dolls nightclub

Fans also gathered to watch the finale at Satin Dolls in New Jersey, the venue portrayed as the Bada Bing strip club.

Tony Sirico and Arthur Nascarello

Tony Sirico, who played Paulie, said the cast were "heartbroken" that the show ended. "We could go on forever."

Steven R Schirripa greets fans

Three different endings were reportedly filmed so the plot remained secret until Sunday's broadcast in the US.

Michael Imperioli

The final episode will be seen in the UK "before the end of the year", Channel 4 said, but it has not yet fixed a date.

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