- Games Workshop said it expected annual profits of at least £80m as revenue had continued to grow since its last update in April following growth across all sales channels.

'We expect the group's sales for the year to 2 June 2019 to be approximately £254 million and the Group's profit before tax to be not less than £80 million. Royalties receivable from licensing are approximately £11 million,' the company said.

The company proposed to pay a dividend of 35p a share to shareholders on 31 May, bringing the total paid in the financial year up to £1.55 per share, up from £1.26 a share last year.

Results for the 2018/19 financial year would be released on 30 July.

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