Hannah Waddingham on her role in ‘Game of Thrones’ that makes her claustrophobic


Hannah Waddingham spoke about her experience in game of Thronesplaying Unella, one of the Septa of the Faith of the Seven who tortures Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) in season five.

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Following Unella’s torture of Cersei, the High Sparrow allows the Lannister matriarch to return to her son’s side, but first, she must complete a path of naked atonement from the Great Sept of Baelor to the Red Keep while Unella screams at him. “Shame” throughout the entire process. shape. When Cersei regains her power, she imprisons and tortures Waddingham’s character through wine waterboarding.

Thrones It gave me something I didn’t expect, which was chronic claustrophobia,” Waddingham told Stephen Colbert. “It was horrible. Ten hours after being subjected to waterboarding. … Actually. I’m tied to a table with all these leather straps. “I couldn’t lift my head because I said it would be too obvious that it was loose.”

She explained that when she left the set, her hair had been dyed purple from all the grape juice used in the scene, and that she couldn’t speak because the Mountain, also known as Gregor Clegane, had his hand over her mouth while she screamed for a while. the filming. .

“I had strap marks all over me, like I’d been attacked,” Waddingham continued. “One of the other guys who had been filming something else said to me, ‘What happened to you?’ And I told him everything and he said, ‘You’re lucky.’ I’ve been crawling through shit on my elbow for four days. And we were laughing at how we’re both in game of Thronesand in some ways it doesn’t matter when you’re in Thrones. “You just want to do your best.”

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