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the family's 15th century ancestral seat. She attended first the local primary school in Rayne and then the private Millfield School before spending three years (2005–2008) at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art graduating with a BA Honours degree. she appeared in that series as the wildling Ygritte. Aberdeenshire. Her father is the Aberdeenshire Chieftain of Clan Leslie. Beginning in the second season (2012) of the HBO fantasy TV series Game of Thrones. episode 2.New Talent Gwen Dawson TV series.1–2 TV series. Leslie is the third of five children. episodes 1. episode 3. she appeared at the Globe Theatre in Nell Leyshon's play Bedlam.1–7 Laura Wyre Lena Holgate Ygritte TV series. She appeared in the role of Gwen. Leslie made her debut in the 2009 TV film New Town. Sebastian Arbuthnot-Leslie. in the first series of the 2010 ITV television drama Downton Abbey. episodes 1. as well. and her mother is Candida ("Candy") Leslie (née Candida Mary Sibyl Weld).2: "Lima" BAFTA Scotland Award .1: "The Ghost Position" TV series 2012-present Game of Thrones . In September and October 2010. and grew up in Lickleyhead Castle.   Born in Aberdeen. a housemaid. Filmography Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Title Banged Up Abroad Kim New Town Downton Abbey Case Histories Vera Rhian Role Notes Documentary TV series. Scotland Nationality British Occupation Actress Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie (born 9 February 1987) is a Scottish actress. Her parents own the 12th century Warthill Castle in Rayne.Rose Leslie 1 Rose Leslie Rose Leslie Born Rose Eleanor Arbuthnot-Leslie 9 February 1987 Aberdeen. for which she won the Scottish BAFTA for Best Acting Performance – New Talent Award.
. aberdeenshire. lamda.  "Awards and Nominations" (http:/ / www. htm). Aberdeenshire Council. pdf). External links • Rose Leslie (http://www. html). British Academy of Film and Television Arts. . . lamda. dailyrecord.  "Clan Leslie.com. Retrieved 2012-05-17. uk/ studentfiles/ 2008/ c2008/ LESLIE.imdb. bafta. com/ 2010/ 09/ downton-abbey-rose-leslie. html).Rose Leslie 2 References  "Downton Abbey web-site" (http:/ / www. "Downton Abbey . uk/ development/ press/ awards. com/ old-millfieldians/ Achievements/ Film-TV-and-Radio/ ). uk/ visit/ clans/ leslie. Canada: Blogger. Retrieved 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2012-12-11. Sebastian.  Leslie. Rose.  "Obituary Jillian Ada Burcher" (http:/ / clanleslie. Hamilton Hodell. asp). co.com/name/nm3310211/) at the Internet Movie Database . . com/ aberdeen/ warthill. uk/ cv/ client_rose-leslie_id_100050. downtonabbey.  "Old Millfieldian Society" (http:/ / www. uk/ entertainment/ celebrity/ downton-abbey-maid-rose-leslie-1084067). CLANZ. "Downton Abbey maid Rose Leslie grew up a Scottish castle Lady" (http:/ / www. Downtonabbey. LAMDA. gov. Enchanted Serenity of Period Films. org/ scotland/ awards/ new-talent-awards-2009. Retrieved 7 December 2011. .  "Charliebrown" (20 July 2010). "Warthill Castle" (http:/ / www. htm). Aberdeenshire Council" (https:/ / www. org/ web/ 20110717041212/ http:/ / www.  McDonald. archive. Retrieved 2012-05-17. . co. Retrieved 2012-12-11. . . blogspot. Newsletter of Clan Leslie Society of Australia and New Zealand.com. hamiltonhodell. Toby (12 October 2011). org/ newsletter/ Dec 2009. html). Retrieved 201212-11.1140. Daily Record. aboutscotland.Rose Leslie" (http:/ / enchantedserenityperiodfilms.  "New Talent Awards in 2009" (http:/ / www. Ottawa. . December 2009.org. The BAFTA site: Scotland. Web. org. 2011-07-17.  "Rose Leslie CV" (http:/ / www. . org. . About Scotland.com. Omsociety. omsociety.archive. Retrieved 2012-05-17.  "LAMDA web-site" (http:/ / web. The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.BA. com/ page/ 3/ ). html).
Downton Abbey 3 Downton Abbey Downton Abbey Genre Created by Written by Period drama Julian Fellowes • • • Directed by • • • • • • Starring • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Opening theme Composer(s) Country of origin Original language(s) No. of series No. of episodes Julian Fellowes Shelagh Stephenson Tina Pepler Brian Percival Ben Bolt Brian Kelly Andy Goddard James Strong Ashley Pearce Hugh Bonneville Jessica Brown Findlay Laura Carmichael Jim Carter Brendan Coyle Michelle Dockery Kevin Doyle Siobhan Finneran Joanne Froggatt Thomas Howes Rob James-Collier Allen Leech Rose Leslie Phyllis Logan Elizabeth McGovern Sophie McShera Matt Milne Lesley Nicol Amy Nuttall Maggie Smith Ed Speleers Dan Stevens Penelope Wilton "Did I Make the Most of Loving You?" John Lunn United Kingdom English 3 25 (List of episodes) Production Executive producer(s) • • • • • Julian Fellowes Gareth Neame Rebecca Eaton Liz Trubridge (series producer) Nigel Marchant Producer(s) .
the outbreak of World War I. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom on 26 September 2010 and on PBS in the United States on 9 January 2011 as part of the Masterpiece Classic anthology. which set the story in motion. Downton Abbey has received critical acclaim from television critics and won numerous accolades. the Spanish influenza pandemic. and the Marconi scandal in the second series. and subsequently became the most successful British costume drama series since the 1981 television serial of Brideshead Revisited. depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era — with the great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy. the seat of the Earl and Countess of Grantham. and the 2011 Christmas Special covered the 1919 Christmas period. including a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries. set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey. with twenty-seven in total (after two seasons). it had become one of the most widely watched television shows in the world. The second series covered the years 1916 to 1919. . It was the most watched television series on both ITV and PBS. It was recognised by Guinness World Records as the most critically acclaimed English-language television series of 2011. The series. The third series picks up soon thereafter. By the third series. ending in early 1920. The first series spanned the two years before the Great War beginning with news of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. It earned the most nominations of any international television series in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards. Overview The series is set in the fictional Downton Abbey. and the Interwar period and the formation of the Irish Free State in the third series.Downton Abbey Editor(s) • • • Cinematography John Wilson Steve Singleton Mike Jones 4 David Katznelson (series 1) Gavin Struthers (series 2) Running time 48–68 minutes per episode (excluding commercial breaks) Production company(s) • Carnival Films Broadcast Original channel Picture format Original run ITV 1080i (HDTV) 26 September 2010 – present External links Website  Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. and follows the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants during the reign of King George V. Such events depicted throughout the series include news of the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the first series. a Yorkshire country house. covering 1920 through the autumn of 1921.
 Inveraray Castle doubled as "Duneagle Castle" Highclere Castle. The Downton Abbey of the title and setting. Richmond. parts of the servant's homes were filmed on Matthew Millett's Grandma's farm. Also in the third series. The towns of Easingwold. Many historical locations and aristocratic mansions were used to film various scenes. First World War trench warfare in France was filmed in rural Suffolk near the village of Akenham specially designed for period war scenes. The village of Bampton in Oxfordshire was used to film outdoor scenes. while Leeds—similarly mentioned—lies in West Yorkshire.Downton Abbey 5 Locations Highclere Castle in Hampshire was used for exterior shots of Downton Abbey and most of the interior filming. the estate Sir Richard Carlisle intends to buy in Series 2. lie in present-day North Yorkshire. Malton. husband of Anna. Kirkby Malzeard. later Mrs Crawley's Housekeeper Mr Crawley's butler and valet Footman. as does the city of York. late husband of Daisy Housemaid Housemaid. most notably St Mary's Church and the library. Kirkbymoorside. Ripon. The kitchen and servants' quarters and working areas and several "upstairs" bedrooms were constructed and filmed at Ealing Studios. Cast Main cast Staff Actor Jim Carter Phyllis Logan Brendan Coyle Siobhan Finneran Character Charles "Charlie" Carson Elsie Hughes John Bates Sarah O'Brien Butler Housekeeper Lord Grantham's valet. used for interior and exterior in the 2012 Christmas special. is part of Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire. widow of William Mason Series 1 onwards William Mason Gwen Dawson Ethel Parks Joseph Molesley Alfred Nugent Footman. widower of Vera Lady Grantham's lady's maid Footman. into which they proposed moving and calling 'Downton Place' due to financial difficulties in the third series. though fictional. wife to John Bates Cook Position Appearances Series 1 onwards Series 1 onwards Series 1 onwards Series 1. Also in the third series. later Lord Grantham's valet. which served as the entrance to the cottage hospital. Middlesbrough. is described as lying in the historical County of Yorkshire. then underbutler Head housemaid. and Thirsk. each mentioned by characters in the series. The fictional Haxby Park. later lady's maid. O'Brien's nephew Series 1–Series 2 Series 1 Series 2–Series 3 Series 1 onwards Series 3 onwards . Bates' prison scenes were filmed at Lincoln Castle in Lincolnshire. later assistant cook.Series 3 Series 1 onwards Series 1 onwards Series 1 onwards Rob James-Collier Thomas Barrow Joanne Froggatt Lesley Nicol Sophie McShera Thomas Howes Rose Leslie Amy Nuttall Kevin Doyle Matt Milne Anna Bates (née Smith) Beryl Patmore Daisy Mason (née Robinson) Kitchen maid. Greys Court in Oxfordshire was used as filming of Downton Abbey the family's secondary property.
Series 3 Series 1 onwards Series 1. father of Ethel's child Wounded officer who claims to be Patrick Crawley. who was believed dead and would be heir presumptive if not William's father Maj Bryant's father Maj Bryant's mother Suitor of Lady Rosamund Kitchen maid Series 1 Series 1 Series 1. Series 3 Christmas Special 2011 Series 3 onwards Christine Mackie Mrs Bryant Nigel Havers Cara Theobold Lord Hepworth Ivy Stuart . The Duke of Crowborough Mr Charles Grigg Joe Burns Sir Anthony Strallan Henry Lang Marigold Shore Jane Moorsum Lavinia Catherine Swire Sir Richard Carlisle Vera Bates Lt Edward Courtenay Maj Charles Bryant Maj Patrick Gordon Mr Mason Mr Bryant Nicky Henson Bill Fellows Robert Bathurst Cal Macaninch Sharon Small Clare Calbraith Zoe Boyle Iain Glen Maria Doyle Kennedy Lachlan Nieboer Daniel Pirrie Trevor White Paul Copley Kevin McNally Former colleague of Carson Mrs Hughes' former suitor Family friend and former suitor of Lady Edith Lord Grantham's valet Lady Rosamund's maid Housemaid Late fiancée of Mr Crawley Publisher and Lady Mary's former suitor Late wife of Mr Bates Wounded officer Wounded officer. lover of Mr Barrow Series 1. Christmas Special 2011. Series 2 Brendan Patricks The Hon Evelyn Napier Theo James Charlie Cox Kemal Pamuk  Philip . Christmas Special 2011–Series 3 Series 2 Christmas Special 2011 Series 2 Series 2 Series 2–Christmas Special 1 Series 2 Series 2 Series 2 Series 2 Christmas Special 2011–Series 3 Series 2. Series 2 Series 1 Series 1 Series 1 Mrs Bird Mr Taylor Mr Lynch Mrs Crawley's cook Chauffeur Groom Series 1–Series 3 Series 1 Series 1 Character Lady Rosamund Painswick (née Crawley) George Murray Dr Richard Clarkson John Drake Lord Grantham's sister Lord Grantham's lawyer Medical doctor Farmer on the Grantham estate Position Appearances Series 1 onwards Series 1.Downton Abbey Edward Speleers James "Jimmy" Kent Footman Series 3 onwards 6 Recurring and guest cast Actor Samantha Bond Jonathan Coy David Robb Fergus O'Donnell Christine Lohr Lionel Guyett Andrew Westfield Cathy Sara Mrs Drake Wife of Mr Drake Suitor of Lady Mary Ottoman (Turkish) Embassy attaché Suitor of Lady Mary. Series 3 Series 2.
and explored the lives of the Crawley family and their servants from the day after the sinking of the RMS Titanic in April 1912 to the outbreak of the First World War on 4 August 1914. on 8 January 2012. and William Mason went to fight in the war. Marquess of Flintshire Susan MacClare. son of the then-heir presumptive. and the troubled love life of Lady Mary as she attempts to find a suitable husband. . who had three daughters and no son. and in the U. The demise of both heirs in the sinking of the Titanic destroyed the plans and brought into play a distant male cousin. The earl and countess.Downton Abbey Shirley MacLaine Martha Levinson American mother of Lady Grantham London obstetrician and gynaecologist Tom's brother Newspaper editor Mrs Levinson's maid Archbishop of York Maid Lord Flintshire. A Christmas special was broadcast on Christmas Day 2011 in the UK. The series comprised eight episodes. On the marriage. within a few weeks he returned to Neame with an outline of the first series. Rose's father Series 3 onwards Series 3 Series 3 Series 3 onwards Series 3 Series 3 Christmas Special 2012 Christmas Special 2012 7 Tim Pigott-Smith Sir Philip Tapsell Ruairi Conaghan Kieran Branson Charles Edwards Michael Gregson Lucille Sharp Michael Culkin MyAnna Buring Peter Egan Phoebe Nicholls John Henshaw Reed Cosmo Gordon Lang Edna Braithwaite Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare. running from the Battle of the Somme in 1916 to the 1918 flu pandemic. arranged for their eldest daughter to marry her cousin. Although Fellowes was reluctant to work on another project resembling Gosford. who had won an Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) for Gosford Park. a solicitor from Manchester as heir presumptive to the countess's fortune. her considerable fortune was contractually incorporated into the comital entail in perpetuity. Series two The second series premiered in the UK on 18 September 2011. refused to fight for the British. Tom Branson. Matthew Crawley. Thomas Barrow. The device that sets the drama in motion is the entail accompanying the (fictional) Earldom of Grantham (which endows both title and estate exclusively to heirs male) complicated by the dire financial state of the estate only saved when the earl – then the heir apparent – married an American heiress. and his wife Emma is an informal story editor. Marchioness of Flintshire Tufton Lady Flinshire.S. Rose's mother and the Dowager Countess' niece Christmas Special 2012 Grocer and Mrs Patmore's former suitor Christmas Special 2012 Production Gareth Neame of Carnival Films conceived the idea of an Edwardian-era TV drama set in a country house and approached Fellowes. Much of the focus is on the need for a male heir to the Grantham estate. Lady Sybil Crawley defied her aristocratic position and joined the Voluntary Aid  Detachment. an Irishman. Episodes Series one The first series was broadcast in the UK on 26 September 2010. Fellowes writes the scripts.
Downton suffered financial hardships. Christmas Special 2012 ITV announced at the end of the last episode of Series Three. Jessica Brown Findlay. Shirley MacLaine joined the cast as the American mother of Lady Grantham. Series four On 23 November 2012. Brendan Coyle. and Julian Ovenden as the aristocrat Charles Blake. who will guest star as the Duchess of Yeovil. and early 1920. In series three. Laura Carmichael. playing the role of maid Edna Braithwaite. Filming began in March 2011. killing the heir to Downton. Sir Richard Carlisle.Downton Abbey Michelle Dockery. Initially planned as a book. Dame Maggie Smith. Elizabeth McGovern. Dan Stevens. with Nigel Havers as Lord Hepworth and Sharon Small as Lady Rosamund's new maid. On ITV the Downton Abbey official website has released some information about series four. appeared in a Christmas special. Rob James-Collier. Mary and Matthew were married. Hugh Bonneville. Actress MyAnna Buring appeared in the 2012 Christmas special.S. Prequel In The Telegraph September 2012 issue. Returning to the series four in the 2013 Christmas episode will be Shirley MacLaine. Julian Fellowes said he's working on a spin-off prequel of Downton Abbey which revolves around Lord Grantham and Cora's courtship. who died six months earlier in a tragic car crash. Matthew had just visited his wife and new baby son George in hospital and was returning to see his family when his car overturned. actor Nigel Harman as a visiting valet named Green. Tom and Sybil. who were expecting their first child. it was then picked up by ITV. Actress Siobhan Finneran. arrived at Downton. Joanna David. ITV announced that a fourth series had been commissioned and that filming would begin in February 2013. and the show's first black character: a jazz musician and singer named Jack Ross. Dame Harriet Walter as Lady Shackleton. Zoe Boyle and Maria Doyle Kennedy joined the cast as the new valet Lang. and on 6 January 2013 in the U. broadcast on 4 November 2012 in the UK. it was announced that new cast members have joined series four: Actor Tom Cullen as Lord Anthony Gillingham.  This single episode visited Downton between Christmas 1919 Marigold Shore. Iain Glen. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Viewers will find out whether Lady Mary will find happiness again in the new series of Downton Abbey. an old Crawley family friend whose history with Lady Mary dates back to childhood. that a special episode would be broadcast on Christmas Day. . which will be back on our screen in the autumn. There will also be at least three other characters: a nanny for the children. A rep for the ITV series has confirmed the departure. the new housemaid Ethel. who will play a singing house guest. Christmas Special 2011 Most of the regular cast. 8 Series three The third series of Downton Abbey premiered on 16 September 2012 in the UK. who played lady's maid Sarah O'Brien. a friend of the Dowager Countness. Amy Nuttall. but said that the character would not be killed off and could potentially return in the future. a drunkard named Sir John Bullock. will not be returning in series four. Viewers will find Lady Mary Crawley mourning her husband Matthew Crawley. Joanne Froggatt. Phyllis Logan and Allen Leech all returned and Cal Macaninch. who will reprise her role as Cora's mother Martha Levinson.  In March 2013. Miss Lavinia Swire and John Bates' wife Vera respectively.
4 million viewers.6 million viewers.3 million viewers. which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics. The second episode attracted a similar following with an average of 9. In January 2012. It's beautifully made—handsome.2 million viewers.Downton Abbey 9 Reception Series one The first episode of Downton Abbey had a consolidated British audience of 9. The 5. At Metacritic. . the PBS premiere attracted 4. a 32% audience share—making it the most successful new drama on any channel since Whitechapel was launched on ITV in February 2009. which indicates "universal acclaim". since season 2's 8 January premiere. artfully crafted and acted. with a score of 96. Downton Abbey-related content has racked up more than 9 million streams across all platforms. Additionally. This was beaten by the next episode. a 34.8 million times on PBS' digital portal. The second season averaged 5. excluding station replays. which bests season one's online viewing numbers by more than 400 percent. making Downton Abbey the most critically well received TV show in the world. based on 14 reviews. as well as one before and one after).4 million average improved on PBS first season numbers by 25%. the ITV online catch-up service. with the first episode attracting an average audience of 9 million viewers on ITV1. has a lovely way of delivering words. The total audience for the first episode. This result earned the show a Guinness World Record in 2011 for "Highest critical review ratings for a TV show". episodes of season two have been viewed 4. ITV responded by saying that the number of breaks complied with Ofcom regulations and that the advertising was necessary to cover the high costs of production. Series two The second series premiered in Britain on 18 September 2011 in the same 9 pm slot as the first series. over double the network's average primetime audience of 2 million.5 million unique  visitors. always spaced to perfection. exceeded 11. The second season of Downton Abbey gave PBS its highest ratings since 2009. claiming it ruined the continuity. with 1. making season of 1 of Downton Abbey the 2nd highest rated show of 2011.8 million viewers—including repeats and ITV Player views. DVR viewings and online streaming. with a total audience of 11. Downton Abbey broke the record for a single episode viewing on ITV Player. who plays the formidable and disdainful Dowager Countess. Smith. Season 4 of Breaking Bad surpassed Downton Abbey's record later in the year. Sam Wollaston of The Guardian said. This is going to be a treat if you like a lavish period drama of a Sunday evening. including repeats and ITV Player viewings.2 million viewers. the first series received an average score of 92. Viewers were critical of the number of advertisement breaks during the first episode (five in a 90-minute episode. Overall.6% share. The premiere audience was 18% higher than the Season 1 premiere.
In 2012. Downton Abbey was nominated for 16 Primetime Emmy Awards. ultimately losing to Sherlock. Downton Abbey also won Best TV Show Award at the 2012 Elle Style Awards. On 27 January 2013 the cast of Downton Abbey won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards." In July 2012. and came second in the Top 10 TV dramas of 2010 list. and Maggie Smith for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series. It has also won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards. On 23 September. Downton Abbey won the 'Best Drama Award' at the National Television Awards. Downton Abbey received three nominations at the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards. which. losing to The Only Way is Essex and Best Drama. It came first in the Top 10 new drama category.Downton Abbey 10 Awards and nominations Downton Abbey was placed tenth on The Guardian's list of the Top 10 TV programmes of 2010. Downton Abbey was shortlisted for International Programme Sales at the 2013 Broadcast Awards. Downton was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble In a Drama Series. It won two Broadcasting Press Guild awards in 2011. the Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated Downton Abbey in three categories for the 70th Golden Globe Awards. . beaten only by Doctor Who. Maggie Smith took home the Outstanding Supporting Actress Award in a Drama Series. The program was nominated for multiple BAFTAs including the Audience Award. On 13 December 2012. It won Best Drama Series and Julian Fellowes won for writing. Actor Allen Leech. On 29 November 2012. On 15 September. Also in 2012. one year after earning the Best Drama prize at the 2012 NTAs. On 20 November. the show entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the 'most critically acclaimed television show' for the year. at the Primetime Emmy Awards. calling it "fancy Entourage. John Lunn received the Emmy for Outstanding Music Composition for Series (Original Dramatic Score). In September 2011. becoming the first British show to win the award. while Michelle Dockery and Maggie Smith were both nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series. which take place in February 2013. Downton Abbey was parodied on Saturday Night Live. Downton Abbey won Best Drama at the 2013 National Television Awards. The International Programme Sales category aims to recognize a UK-produced programme that has made a significant impact internationally. has been nominated for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role Television award at the 2013 Irish Film and Television Awards. It beat American shows Mad Men  and Modern Family to the title. while Anne ‘Nosh’ Oldham and Christine Greenwood won the Outstanding Hairstyling for A Single Camera Series Award. Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television. On 23 January 2013. Michelle Dockery for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Drama). On 12 December. makes Downton the most nominated non-US show in Emmy history. who plays Tom Branson. the producers of Downton Abbey were nominated for The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television (Drama) at the 2013 Producers Guild Awards. in combination with its 11 Emmy nominations in 2011. Downton Abbey received a nomination for Best Television Series (Drama). where they imagined how the show might be advertised on the male-oriented Spike TV network.
 • In Canada. • In New Zealand. Prime (New Zealand) began airing the first series on 10 May 2011. the first series was aired by Danmarks Radio on Sundays at 20. who plays Tom Branson in the series. Viewing figures were in excess of a million for each episode.00 from 12 March 2011. the first series was aired by SVT on Saturdays at 21. Nevertheless his brother Kieran is depicted as boorish. the second series in December 2011 and January 2012. Antena 3 aired the first series in March and April 2011. • In Norway. The third series was broadcast on the Seven Network from 10 February 2013. A French-language version of the series debuted 12 January 2013 on Radio-Canada. and drunken. • In the Republic of Ireland. requiring PBS to alter the beginning and endpoints of each episode with minimal editing. The Christmas Special was broadcast on 26 December 2011. as part of the 40th season of Masterpiece. • In Spain.30 from October 28 to November 28 2012. and denied the notion that the series depicted the Irish characters in a stage Irish pejorative fashion. • In Australia. for example. • In Germany. Public broadcaster ZDF and its sister channel ZDFneo both aired the complete first series between 21 and 27 December 2012. Downton Abbey was broadcast in January 2011 on PBS. .  • In Denmark. ITV (UTV region) is commonly available throughout both the Republic and Northern Ireland. TVN Style began airing the first series on 16 April 2011.30 from 12 February 2011. • In the Netherlands. Canadians can also view it on PBS. Allen Leech. The second series was broadcast on the Seven Network from 20 May 2012.55 from 30 September to October 14 2012. Sky aired a four-part version on 20 and 27 July 2011. • In Sweden. Eén. The first episode of series two was broadcast on Sunday. the first series was broadcast on the Seven Network from 29 May 2011. The Christmas Special was broadcast on 26 December 2012. International broadcasts The rights to broadcast Downton Abbey have been acquired in over 100 countries. Channel 1 began airing the first series on 1 July 2011. VisionTV begin airing the programme on 7 September 2011. Nederland 2 began airing the first series on 25 June 2011. the second series on 18 October 2011 and the third series on 18 October 2012. The first three episodes of the third series was broadcast Sundays at 20. The final episode was broadcast on 27 November 2011. and the five final episodes of the series was broadcast Sundays at 21. independent television channel TV3 aired the first series in January and February 2011. the first series was broadcast by NRK on Sundays at 21. The Irish War of Independence. and the third series in November and December 2012. just one day after the UK broadcast. • In the United States. the Flemish public broadcaster. is incorrectly described in the blurb as the Irish Civil War. • In Belgium.15 as double episodes from 2 January 2011. was asked about this by an Irish reporter writing for the Irish newspaper The Herald. just one day after the UK broadcast.Downton Abbey 11 Anti-Irish charges Charges that the series depicts the Irish characters—and Irish history—in a negative light have been made in some Irish newspapers. SVT began airing the second season on 29 October 2011 and the third season on 3 November 2012. with double episodes the following three Sundays. 30 October 2011 at 21.25. However. rude. began airing the first series on 26 March 2011 and the second series on 1 May 2012 • In Poland. The programme was broadcast in four 90-minute episodes. • In Israel. Branson is therefore 'rescued' from his Irish connections and becomes more acceptable by adopting Anglicized ways—even learning to play cricket. the second series on 5 November 2011 and the third series on 24 November 2012. The Dowager Countess describes him as a 'drunken gorilla'—an unwelcome reminder to an Irish audience of the ape-like figures depicting the Irish that featured in British publications in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
who plays Sir Richard Carlisle. Phyllis Logan. The series is presented in english STV opt out STV. • In Italy. the second series on 3 January 2012 and the third series on 6 November 2012. SF1 began airing the 4 part version of the first series on 6 July 2012. while the second series will start on 2 December 2012. which broadcasts ITV productions in Scotland. 12 • In Brazil. • In Hong Kong. • In France. • In South Africa. The series received its first Britain-wide broadcast when it was shown on ITV3 in February 2011. Sistema TV on 23 February 2013. as part of its autumn  schedule. Star Channel 3 began airing the first series on 19 October 2011. This might push our viewing figures up even higher which can only be good. following a long practice of opting out of Britain-wide ITV programmes. who plays Mrs Hughes. TMC began airing the first series dubbed in French on 10 December 2011. • In Taiwan. • In Puerto Rico. GNT began airing the first series on 19 May 2012. the series started airing in Sistema Ana G. Story4 began airing the series on 10 February 2013. NET began airing the first series on 15 October 2012. opted out of showing Downton Abbey. who were frustrated at not being able to watch the programme. STV announced in July 2011 that it will show the first and second series of Downton Abbey. • In Greece. • In Hungary. This led to backlash from Scottish viewers. Many viewers with satellite or cable television tuned into other regional stations of the ITV network. PTS (Public Television Service) started airing the first series on 19 December 2011. Méndez. for example ITV1 London. on basic cable. Rete 4 began airing a four part version of the first series on 11 December 2011. with viewing figures showing this is also commonplace for other ITV programmes. with one episode per night. • In Japan. • In Portugal. the second series aired from 28 October 2012. • In Switzerland. TVB Pearl began airing the first series on 5 January 2012. choosing instead to screen a brand-new six-part series of Taggart. Film&Arts began airing the first series on 1 September 2011. • In Argentina." . • In The Czech Republic. (and the second on 5 January 2013) on open broadcast. SIC began airing the first series on 25 February 2012. Croatian Radiotelevision began airing the first series on 5 February 2012 and continued with the second series after the conclusion of the first. the first series began airing on Yle TV1 on 30 August 2011." Iain Glen. The second series aired on Monday 12 November 2012. and the second series also dubbed in French on 9 September 2012 after a repeat of the first series in August. but I am delighted the decision has been reversed and the people of Scotland will be able to see what all the fuss has been about. TVN began airing the first series on 14 April 2012. • In Croatia. said: "I'm delighted that STV is showing Downton Abbey in Scotland – it means my family and friends in Scotland will be able to watch it at the same time as the rest of the UK. with one episode every week. ČT1 began airing it under the name "Panství Downton" on 4 January 2012. • In Chile. added: "I am not party to the original decision as to why STV didn't acquire the original series from ITV. BBC Entertainment via DSTV began airing the first series on 19 February 2012.Downton Abbey • In Finland. FOX Life began airing the first series on 10 October 2011.
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of which the series is an adaptation. Weiss serve as main writers and showrunners for the second season. During three-quarters of those. of episodes 10 Broadcast Original channel Original run HBO April 1. David Petrarca and David Nutter each directed two episodes. R. A Song of Ice and Fire author George R. 2012. Like the first season. 2012. The remaining four episodes were written by story editor Bryan Cogman. and new series writer and co-executive producer Vanessa Taylor. The second season obtained a 15% increase in budget in order to be able to stage the war's most important battle. 2013  March 6. 2013 Blu-ray Disc release Region A Region B  February 19. They co-wrote six out of ten episodes. Filming took place during 106 shooting days. the Battle of the Blackwater. who wrote two episodes. including the season premiere and finale. two days after the series premiere. and concluded on June 3. it consists of ten episodes. two crews ("Dragon" and "Wolf") were  working simultaneously in different locations. 2012 – June 3. It mostly covers the events of A Clash of Kings. 2012 Home video release DVD release Region 1 Region 2 Region 4  February 19. 2011. . 2013 The second season of the epic fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered in the United States on HBO on April 1. Alan Taylor was promoted to co-executive producer and directed four episodes. 2013  March 4. B.Game of Thrones (season 2) 18 Game of Thrones (season 2) Region 1 DVD artwork Country of origin United States No. while series cinematographer Alik Sakharov and filmmaker Neil Marshall directed the remaining two. Production HBO ordered a second season of Game of Thrones on April 19. 2013  March 4. the second book of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels by George R. R. Martin. Crew David Benioff and D. in episode nine. Martin.
the producers were faced with a huge number of new characters ought to be cast. older instead of younger etc. In an interview. unlike in the novels Melisandre is not portrayed as having red eyes. were not cast for season two. Yara Greyjoy. Readers argued over Melisandre's representation as a very black and evil character as opposed to the more enigmatic persona she exhibits in the novels. a female warrior who joins Renly Baratheon's guard. smuggler. Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane). although her rivalry with Theon remained untacked. unlike in the novels where his left hand is crippled. that by the end of the season merged with the main plot. To prepare for the role. the storyline faced enormous praise. making her appear somewhat more human.Game of Thrones (season 2) 19 Casting The casting for the second season began in May 2011. Renly Baratheon. with the alternation of Yara's name and persona being the only criticism. portrayed by Carice van Houten poses as an influential. a mysterious prisoner who develops a murderous relationship with young Arya Stark (Maisie Williams). Carice van Houten (Melisandre) Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen). Named "Asha" in the novels. Gemma Whelan appeared as his sister. Scattered around two fictional continents characters include. came to prominence during the second season. Weiss commented this by saying that certain character introductions taking place in A Clash of Kings were delayed for the third season. With greater portion of the old cast returning. the Tullys. Frey bannermen of the Starks. is portrayed more through his thoughts than through his actions. Cunningham said that a lot of new dialogue had to be written for his character. While her character retains her signature red robes and hair. Several characters from A Clash of Kings such as Freys and Crannogmen Reeds at Winterfell. They did so because of the large number of characters already introduced in season two. Aeron Greyjoy and the bastard Ramsay Snow among others. Jack-in. best known for her portrayal as seductive Anne Boleyn in Showtime's The Tudors. but with lesser importance than the others. These three characters headed a new storyline set on a different location. Nonetheless. Many physical traits were also altered. to much praise. by order of importance: Emerging as the fourth claimant to the throne is the estranged brother of the late king Robert. was cast in a similar role as Margaery Tyrell. a bannerman of Stannis and a former  Cunningham had already been in talks for a role in the first season. most notably Balon's brother Aeron Greyjoy. the showrunners did not only "postpone" the introduction of several key characters. but later becomes a follower of Catelyn Stark. or certain plot-functions were given to different characters. a noblewoman and the wife of the third claimant to the throne. making certain characters dark skined instead of white. Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon) as his story unfolded and his character become more central. a point-of-view character. Gwendoline Christie played. the "Onion Knight". A great role in his development played his father and sister. Their father Balon Greyjoy was played by Patrick Malahide. and because they couldn't afford to have people "waiting around" for their characters to become central to the plot. The foreign priestess Melisandre. the finished cast was estimated as the largest one on television.  "Asha" is portrayed as a fairly provocative and independent woman. his Davos has the fingers of the right hand shortened. as well as his homeland. Christie took up an . ships. Many of the characters involved in the Greyjoys' storyline weren't introduced. a captain of thirty Bran Stark's companion. was adopted for use in the show. Showrunners David Benioff and D. yet manipulative advisor to Stannis. Natalie Dormer. but they also merged some into one. As he is left-handed. because in the novels Davos. Stannis' wife and daughter. Van Houten was previously asked (but unable) to audition for the role of Cersei in season one.B. who did not retain "Asha's" traits. the character's name was changed to avoid confusion with the Wildling Osha. Having to fill so many speaking roles. Wlaschiha's pronunciation of his character's name. Liam Cunningham stars as Ser Davos Seaworth. Brienne of Tarth. as opposed to her television counterpart Yara. Tom Wlaschiha is cast as Jaqen H'ghar. a main cast member from the first season. All in all.
 Interestingly enough. Roy Dotrice. Either in a small recurring role or with reduced prominence. played by Nicholas Blane. Robert Pugh as the Wildling Craster. with one notable exception: Conan Stevens. Lastly. Portman. an elderly alchemist at King's Landing. the one of Ygritte. On the other side of the fictional world. Also an original creation of the show is the character of Talisa (Oona Chaplin). Daniel Portman took the role of Podrick Payne. known for reading the audio versions of the books. Specially created for the television series was the so-called "Spice King". her armor was decorated with lines that slant away from her hips. the squire to Tyrion Lannister. The 19-year-old Portman plays Podrick as about 16 years old. adding over a stone (6. So that she could be mistaken for a man. Daenerys Targaryen's (Emilia Clarke) stay at Qarth. Acting as one of her suitors is the treacherous warlock Pyat Pree portrayed by Ian Hanmore. In addition to Talisa. father and husband to Gilly.R. Her third and final suitor was the masked priestess Quaithe (Laura Pradelska). Edward Dogliani appeared briefly as the "Lord of Bones" (or "Rattleshirt" in the novels). Lucian Msamati played Salladhor Saan. a man of the Night's Watch. a Lysene pirate and friend of Davos Seaworth. Karl Davies as Ser Alton Lannister.Game of Thrones (season 2) intense training regimen. The most notable example is Tony Way's Ser Dontos Hollard. called Jeyne Westerling. a rich merchant from Qarth. an important character in Robb Stark's storyline. a drunkard knight. All of the recurring characters from the first season returned. Martin. who had a pivotal role in Sansa Stark's storyline that ran in the course of two books.4 kg) of muscle mass. Xaro's homosexuality. two female roles with rising prominence were added to the cast: Skins star Hannah Murray filled the role of Craster's daughter Gilly. Kerr Logan as Davos Seaworth's pious son Matthos. Michael McElhatton joins the cast in the role of Roose Bolton. Jon Snow's love interest among the Wildlings. Simon Armstrong plays the legendary Night's Watch ranger Qhorin Halfhand. a love interest to Samwell Tarly. who has no similarities with Talisa whatsoever. Finally. a Wildling leader and Oliver Ford Davies as Stannis's maester Cressen. Others include: Ben Crompton as "Dolorous Edd" Tollet. whose role of Gregor Clegane was recast with Ian Whyte did not return. 20 Locations . having previously rejected a role due to health reasons. She fills the role of another female interest of Robb's. while in the series the role was reduced to a small scene in the opening episode. Others were also added to the cast. stopped his fitness regimen and gained some weight to appear more endearing. To be able to portray Podrick as awkward. appears this season as Pyromancer Hallyne. previously a sportsman. opened the way for several recurring characters. Nonso Anozie played Daenerys's host at Qarth. a friend of George R. instead of about 12 as in the novels. while the second role. femininity and caucasian origin were overshadowed by dark skined Anozie's masculinity and heterosexuality. a healer from Volantis and a romantic interest for Robb. shy and weak. a character created for the series who replaces Cleos Frey as envoy from the Starks to the Lannisters. Xaro Xhoan Daxos. was played by Rose Leslie. The character differed a lot from his novel counterpart.
 Other trailers were released on February 24. and appreciated the show's maturation. Game of Thrones had gravitas such that it should not be considered dramatically inferior to shows like Mad Men or Breaking Bad. Music The music for the second season. increased assurance and momentum as well as the visually improved settings and the new actors' performance. The Hollywood Reporter also wrote that Game of Thrones made a "strong case for being one of TV's best series". as well as HBO's marketing efforts. a two-minute short film for Funny or Die. and just plain fun" storytelling. HBO also published other promotional material. unlike other genre shows. calling it the "best show on television" and warranting the preparation required by viewers. New to the series. Banbridge. the second season received intensive media coverage well before it started airing. satirized viewers' excitement about the return of Game of Thrones. outside Markethill in County Armagh and at Downhill Strand. was published as a soundtrack album in June 2012. Croatia. the Chicago Sun-Times's reviewer found the season premiere . again composed by Ramin Djawadi. beginning on December 11. the greatly enlarged cast did not feel like bloat and the show remained accessible to those who  The Huffington Post called the start of the second season "far more elegant and engaging" had not read the novel. prior to the airing of the first episode. The Rains of Castamere. a record for HBO promotional content. in November 2011. the city of Dubrovnik. Kit Harington (Jon Snow) or Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lena Headey (Jaime and Cersei Lannister). 2011.  Landing in season 2. Entertainment Weekly rated the new season "A-" and praised the "vivid. praising its increased confidence and smoothness despite its even greater use of "sexposition". HitFix's Alan Sepinwall gave the new. Reception Thanks to the critical and commercial success of the first season. vital. by the indie rock band The National. was viewed 3. Sunday is Coming. Ballintoy Harbour. indicating "universal acclaim". Emilia Clarke (Daenerys). such as cast photographs and teaser posters.Game of Thrones (season 2) For the second season. The second issue of Entertainment Weekly in March 2012 had four alternative covers dedicated to in-costume photographs of Peter Dinklage (Tyrion). Newsday's review gave it an "A+". Impressed that the series continued to improve in quality as it breathed life into its vast web of interconnected storylines. Scenes set north of the Wall were filmed in Iceland.5 million times in the first three days after publication. It contains a rendition of a song often mentioned or sung in the novels. March 3 (set to Florence and the Machine's Seven Devils) as well as subsequently. was used instead of Malta for scenes in King's Landing and elsewhere. on the Vatnajökull glacier. New shooting locations in Northern Ireland include The Linen Mill Film & Television Studios. In the reviewer's opinion. 21 Promotion The walled city of Dubrovnik stands in for King's HBO released numerous teaser trailers for the second season. Gosford Castle. the reviewer considered that. published on  January 29. The season holds a Metacritic score of 88 out of 100. Critical response Several media reviewed the season's first four episodes before they were broadcast. and rendered almost uniformly positive verdicts. 2012. than that of the first. "bigger and better" season an "A". The second trailer.
5 Ep. The DVD set contains a 30-minute feature covering the production of the episode "Blackwater". Ep.220 2. and a discussion about Westerosi religions by the showrunners and George R. Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series.694 3. 10 Season 1 2.720 2.879 3. Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One-Hour). 2 Ep. Home media release DVD/Blu-ray box sets and digital downloads of the second season were released in North America on February 19. 2013.384 4. It criticized the lack of complexity in the characters apart from Dinklage's. as well as 19 animated histories of the mythology of Westeros and Essos. on Sundays 9:00pm.440 2. for. The Blu-ray set additionally contains a feature about the "War of the Five Kings" that breaks out in season two. Outstanding Costumes for a Series. Season 2 (2012): Viewers of the first airing on HBO in the U. Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series. 1 Ep. 3 Ep.766 3.040 Season 2 3.R.903 3. writing.200 2. 8 Ep.450 2. .858 3. on Sundays 9:00pm. and Outstanding Special Visual Effects. It won six awards.759 3. actor interviews. The New York Times was the only major publication to publish a mixed review. Martin. 4 Ep.400 2.S.200 Awards and nominations The second season was nominated for 11 Primetime Emmy Awards.864 3. 7 Ep. twelve audio commentaries by cast and crew. which included Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Peter Dinklage. the confusing multitude of characters and the meandering plot. sets and storytelling. character profiles.660 3. 9 Ep. 6 Ep.440 2.654 3.580 2.Game of Thrones (season 2) "engrossing" and praised the "top-notch" acting. Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic).S. 22 Ratings Game of Thrones: Viewers per episode (in thousands) • • Season 1 (2011): Viewers of the first airing on HBO in the U.
The reason for this was his character's imprisonment.Game of Thrones (season 2) 23 Cast Main cast Peter Dinklage in the role of Tyrion Lannister headlines the main cast. Coster-Waldau appeared in only four episodes despite him being part of the main cast. replacing Sean Bean. Michelle Fairley returns as matriach Lady Catelyn Stark. Emilia Clarke also returns as Princess Daenerys Targaryen. Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) Richard Madden (Robb Stark) Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy) . Dinklage. signed on to the series for six seasons. who in the first season was featured at the end of the cast list. that ended near the end of the season. Following Dinklage is Lena Headey as the Queen Regent Cersei Lannister with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as her brother Ser Jaime Lannister.
Jack Gleeson resumes his portrayal as devious King Joffrey Baratheon. Callum Wharry and Aimee Richardson appear as Joffrey's brother and sister. members of the Small Council. As mentioned before Liam Cunningham joins the main cast as Ser Davos Seaworth. John Bradley's recurring role of Samwell Tarly. as Lord Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish. while Oona Chaplin's Talisa Maegyr is Robb's love interest. Daenerys's advisor. Julian Glover and Dominic Carter star as Grand Maester Pycelle and Lord Janos Slynt. a new claimant to the throne and Melisandre. Oliver Ford Davies stars briefly as Maester Cressen. On the Iron Islands. Roy Dotrice stars in the small role of alchemist Hallyne. Sansa and Arya respectively. a knight of the Kingsguard. Art Parkinson returns as Prince Rickon Stark. Davos' son. Alfie Allen becomes central in this season in the role of disgraced prince Theon Greyjoy. while Charles Dance is upgraded to the main cast in the role of Lord Tywin Lannister. Stannis Baratheon. Richard Madden. as of the second season is credited in the main cast. a knight in the service of King Stannis. Michael McElhatton and John Stahl as Lord Roose Bolton and Lord Rickard Karstark. his bodyguard. Aidan Gillen (Petyr Baelish) At the court of Stannis Baratheon at Dragonstone. are bannerman to Robb Stark. Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams all return as the four Stark children. until adept female warrior Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) enters his service. Esmé Bianco returns as prostitue Ros with Sahara Knite and Maisie Dee as other women from the brothel. new faces surface during the course of the season. Kerr Logan plays Matthos Seaworth. they are aided by Maester Luwin (Donald Sumpter) and Ser Rodrik Cassel (Ron Donachie). a foreign priestess and Stannis' advisor respectively. while half-giant Hodor (Kristian Nairn) and Wilding Osha (Natalia Tena) serve as their companions. Robb. Prince Tommen and Princess Myrcella Baratheon. Natalie Dormer of The Tudors fame is added to the cast as Queen Margaery Tyrell.Game of Thrones (season 2) Aidan Gillen is credited next. In Winterfell. Balon is aided by his loving daughter Yara (Gemma Whelan). with Lena Headey Rory McCann as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane. many characters appear in a recurring manner. When Balon's son Theon returns to his homeland he is given Dagmer "Cleftjaw" (Ralph Ineson) and Black Lorren (Forbes KB) as his followers. Kit Harington returns to play Jon Snow. and Lucian Msamati pirate Salladhor Saan. Ian Beattie plays Ser Meryn Trant. a friend of Jon Snow. Concurrently. At Robb Stark's camp. Isaac Hempstead-Wright. Robb's home. Jerome Flynn as Tyrion's right hand Bronn. the Lannister's patriarch. all of the four are upgraded to the main cast as of the second season: James Cosmo as Lord Commander Jeor Mormont. 24 Guest cast In the court of Joffrey Baratheon at King's Landing. who together with his brother Bran rule the castle. Due to age. while Eugene Simon returns as Ser Lancel Lannister. . while Daniel Portman stars as Tyrion's squire Podrick "Pod" Payne. Conleth Hill as the eunuch Lord Varys and finally Sibel Kekilli as Tyrion's concubine Shae. Renly Baratheon (Gethin Anthony) and Balon Greyjoy (Patrick Malahide) emerge as another claimants to the throne. Renly has his knight and lover Loras Tyrell (Finn Jones) as his most trusted companion. Stephen (Cersei Lannister) Dillane and Carice van Houten appear as new characters. Of the remaining cast. Iain Glen follows as Ser Jorah Mormont. a cousin to the ruling Lannisters and lover to Cersei. Bran. until his death.
they are met by Ian Whyte as Ser Gregor Clegane. Gilly. 25 Episodes № 11 # Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.65 Catelyn tries to convince the Baratheon brothers to abandon their quarrel and unite against the Lannisters.Game of Thrones (season 2) In her adventures. On their journey they stop at Wilding Craster (Robert Pugh). Beyond the Wall. Lastly. 2012  3. viewers (million)  3. On Dragonstone.90 . Anthony Morris as The Tickler and Andy Kellegher as Polliver. Tyrion crafts a plan to find who is in Cercei's confidence by proposing three different marriages to the members of the Small Council. Tyrion takes up his post as acting Hand at King's Landing. Tom Wlaschiha as the mysterious Jaqen H'ghar and Andy Beckwith as Rorge with Gerard Jordan as Biter. In Essos. and the woman warrior Brienne of Tarth wins the right to join Renly's guard. Once the group is captured and brought to Harrenhal. After her exhausting journey through the desert. Tyrion intervenes and in return. 2012  3. Daenerys is greeted at the city of Qarth where she spends her time in the second season. and his father. the Gold Cloaks slaughter Robert's bastards. Amrita Acharia and Roxanne McKee return as her handmaidnes Irri and Doreah. as her people slowly die in the Red Waste. with a group of people led by Francis Magee's Yoren. Jon is reluctant to help her despite Sam's pleas. sending Theon to gain Balon Greyjoy's support and Catelyn to seek Renly Baratheon's. In the group she acquaints three prisoners. with Elyes Gabel and Steven Cole as her bloodriders Rakharo and Kovarro. At Winterfell. Robb Stark offers the Lannisters peace in exchange for the North's independence. 2012  3. Finally Jon meets and falls for Wilding Ygritte. Yara. Davos Seaworth recruits the pirate Salladhor Saan to Stannis's side. Arya Stark is accompanied by Lommy Greenhands (Eros Vlahos). 12 2 "The Night Lands" Alan Taylor David Benioff & D.76 Returning to his home of Pyke after nine years as the Starks' ward. Bran Stark needs help to decipher his dreams. while Nicholas Blane appears as her suitor the Spice King and Ian Hanmore as another suitor and warlock Pyat Pree. 2012 To Cersei's dismay. Theon Greyjoy is reunited with his sister.86 1 "The North Remembers" Alan Taylor David Benioff & D. who despises Theon for his Northern ways and intends to win back his crown by force. who is pregnant and fears for her unborn child. As this news reaches the capital. At first she is bound to the wall. B.77 Catelyn Stark arrives at King Renly's camp to negotiate an alliance.S. Balon. On the road to the wall. a message from one of her enemies. Weiss April 1. Arya and Gendry are taken captives to the castle of Harrenhal. Having won three victories. Cersei rejects Robb Stark's terms and Tyrion exiles Janos Slynt. B. 13 3 "What Is Dead May Never Die" Alik Sakharov Bryan Cogman April 15. 2012  3. Beyond the Wall. B. 14 4 "Garden of Bones" David Petrarca Vanessa Taylor April 22. where they meet his daughter Gilly (Hannah Murray). Daenerys arrives at the gates of the prosperous city of Qarth. Melisandre gives birth to a shadow creature. Jon Snow joins a group of rangers led by Simon Armstrong as Qhorin Halfhand. Her host at Qarth is Xaro Xhoan Daxos (Nonso Anozie). At Dragonstone. head of the Gold Cloaks. Samwell Tarly is approached by one of Craster's daughters. played by Downton Abbey alumni Rose Leslie. to the Wall. the Night's Watch find shelter with the Wildling Craster and his daughter-wives. Laura Pradelska stars as the enigmatic Quaithe. Hot Pie (Ben Hawkey) and Gendry (Joe Dempsie). Weiss April 29. promoting Bronn to commander of the watch. Joffrey is cruel to his "gifts". On the road to the Wall. while Sansa is abused by Joffrey in revenge for her brother's victories. the band of Night's Watch recruits are attacked by Lannister soldiers. Daenerys sends out riders to look for help. 15 5 "The Ghost of Harrenhal" David Petrarca David Benioff & D. Weiss April 8. while his friends at the Night's Watch camp include: Ben Crompton as Eddison "Dolorous Edd" Tollett and Mark Stanley as Grenn. Arya reveals her true identity to Gendry. and Stannis has sex with Melisandre to obtain the son his wife could not give him. Fintan McKeown as Ser Amory Lorch. Jon discovers that Craster sacrifices his sons to the White Walkers. revealing Joffrey's bastardy. Stannis Baratheon proclaims allegiance to Melisandre's new god and lays public claim to the Iron Throne. In the Red Waste one of the horses returns to Daenerys with the decapitated head of its rider in a pouch. North of the Wall.
2012  3. as Jaqen H'ghar helps her conceal her identity. but Tyrion leads his men behind the Baratheon forces via underground tunnels and attacks. . as she is about to poison her son Tommen. At Qarth. At the Fist of the First Men. Ros. Weiss May 13. Joffrey incites a riot at King's Landing. receives the gift of a valuable coin from Jaqen. Catelyn tries to convince Robb that his romance with Talisa is dangerous. the Wildling leader "Rattleshirt" leads the captured Jon Snow and Qhorin Halfhand to his king. Daenerys tries to procure a ship to take her people to Westeros. after his botched attempt to recapture the Stark boys. now escorted by Brienne of Tarth. 2012  3. North of the Wall. Taken in by Tywin Lannister. B. In Winterfell. 2012  3. In Qarth. 18 8 "The Prince of Winterfell" Alan Taylor David Benioff & D. The Night's Watch arrive at an ancient fortress called the Fist of the First Men. Yara Greyjoy arrives at Winterfell to bring Theon back to Pyke. Arya attempts to hide that she is Ned Stark's daughter. 17 7 "A Man Without Honor" David Nutter David Benioff & D.69 Theon tries to track Bran and Rickon with hounds. arrive to dispatch the attackers. Tywin Lannister begins searching Harrenhal for his potential murderer. In Qarth. In King's Landing.88 26 Princess Myrcella is sent away from King's Landing. who. Robb receives news of Theon's plans and sends men to retake Winterfell. with plans to overtake Winterfell while Robb is out fighting the war.20 The aftermath of the Battle of the Blackwater sees Joffrey set Sansa aside in favor of marrying Margaery Tyrell while Tyrion fears for his and Shae's safety now that his father has replaced him as Hand of the King.Game of Thrones (season 2) In Harrenhal. Stannis' forces make it inside the castle. Jorah Mormont agrees to accompany Daenerys into the House of the Undying to retrieve her dragons. Robb reunites with the healer Talisa. Daenerys' dragons are stolen. Osha and Hodor sneak brothers Bran and Rickon away from the smoldering ruins and take them North toward the Wall. after a momentary lapse in Jon's concentration. Martin May 27. he also enters into a romantic relationship with Talisa. she escapes and leads him into a trap. and is forced to lead a counterattack as King Joffrey and his bodyguard Sandor Clegane each desert the battlefield.38 Stannis Baratheon's fleet assaults King's Landing in the Battle of Blackwater Bay. The capital prepares for assault by Stannis. Theon Greyjoy's plans to take Winterfell succeed as he continues to try to prove his Ironborn status. where they intend to make a stand. Melisandre gives a defeated Stannis a new hope. whom Cersei believes to be his secret lover. in order to ransom her daughters Sansa and Arya. Arya Stark is promised help by the mysterious Jaqen H’ghar. Meanwhile. Brienne runs into trouble while escorting Jaime to King's Landing. Ygritte continues her attempts to seduce Jon and. promises to make Davos Seaworth his Hand of the King. but he defies her and the two are married. Cersei Lannister attempts to blackmail Tyrion by abducting the whore. Weiss June 3. B. 2012  4. but gives her the opportunity to reunite with them before slaughtering the Council of Thirteen and establishing Xaro Xhoan Daxos as king of Qarth. Mance Rayder. Tywin Lannister's forces. In Qarth. Beyond the Wall. Daenerys ventures into the House of the Undying and successfully retrieves her dragons. joined by Loras Tyrell. B. Sansa is horrified when she awakens to find that she has had her first period. Theon is betrayed by his own men in the face of an inevitable siege while Winterfell is put to the torch. which leads Arya Stark. one of the three caged prisoners during her trip to the Wall. and can thus bear Joffrey's children. the ranger Qhorin Halfhand gives Jon Snow the opportunity to prove his worth. Leading the defense. After an assassination attempt. 16 6 "The Old Gods and the New" David Nutter Vanessa Taylor May 6. Tyrion Lannister destroys many of the attacking craft with an exploding ship full of wildfire. Tywin Lannister leaves Harrenhal to attack Robb. Queen Regent Cersei. Jon takes prisoner a Wildling named Ygritte. R. Still shaken from the riot. underway to King's Landing. In Robb's camp. Gendry and Hot Pie to attempt an escape with Jaqen H'ghar's help. In the nick of time. While out on patrol. 20 10 "Valar Morghulis" Alan Taylor David Benioff & D. She then seals the traitor Xaro Xhoan Daxos inside his own vault and claims his riches for herself to buy a ship. 19 9 "Blackwater" Neil Marshall George R. succumbs to wine and despondency as she believes the battle lost. After Renly's sudden death at the hands of Melisandre's shadowy assassin. Qhorin Halfhand forces Jon to kill him to prove his loyalty to the Wildlings and an army of White Walkers surrounds the Fist of the First Men. the warlock Pyat Pree reveals to Daenerys that he stole her dragons. a failed escape attempt by Jaime leaves a guard dead. Arya.86 Robb Stark learns that his mother Catelyn has secretly freed Jaime Lannister. while inside the city there are plans to get Bran and Rickon out. and Catelyn worries about the camp's desire for retribution. Weiss May 20. 2012  3. Theon sails from Pyke prepared to prove that he is a true Ironborn. Catelyn and Brienne are forced to flee from Renly's camp. having escaped Harrenhal with Hot Pie and Gendry. holed up in the fortress with Sansa Stark and the other ladies of the court.
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