JACK GLEESON AT THE OXFORD UNION

Monday, January 20, 2014

We hate him, we love him, we hate him, we love him, we hate him...

Jack Gleeson, best known for playing Joffery Bartheon (Lannister) in Game of Thrones speaks at the Oxford Union.
He talks about his role as Joffery Baratheon in Game of Thrones but goes on to talk about his dislike for the 'celebrity culture' that comes with the fame of acting in such a successful show.



The Q&A that followed his speech:

1) What do you think King Joffery would make of the principal of free speech at The Oxford Union?

2) Why do you want to retire from acting and what plans do you have for the future?

3) Whats it like to act out a one-dimensional, consitantly evil character?

4) What's the most difficult scene to act out in the series so far?

5) A lot of actors use past experiences to act out scenes, have you ever had a past experience shooting prostitutes before?

6) You get slapped a lot of times in the series, are they real slaps?

7) Have you ever encountered any hardcore fans being hostile towards you?

8) Has the character of Joffery seeped into your everyday life?

9) If you had to relate your personality to a real life Game of Thrones character, who do you thik it'd be?

10) What's your favourite moment in the series so far?

11) What was your reaction to the Red Wedding episode?

12) What can we expect from season 4?

13) In the cast of Game of Thrones who would you say you look up to the most?

14) Are there any actors or actresses you would have liked to have spent more time with?

15) Who would you say is your best friend on set?

16) Who is the king of banter on set?

17) Have there been any funny moments or pranks on set?

18) If you could behead a character who would it be?

19) Snog? Marry? Avoid?... Daenerys? Majorie? Ergret?

20) Snog? Marry? Avoid?... Rob Stark? John Snow? Jamie Lannister?

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