Game of Thrones

Westholme student features in Game of Thrones

Year 8 student, Cordelia Hill made her debut in Game of Thrones last night as she galloped into Winterfell on a white stallion!

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Cordelia was chosen from thousands of hopefuls for the speaking part and spent 3 weeks during last summer filming in Belfast with all the cast. It was a fantastic experience and she was chauffer driven to and from the set and flown in and out of Belfast each weekend.

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The character she is playing is Young Lyanna Stark, sister of one of the main characters, Ned Stark. For fans, her name has been dropped since Season 1 so her appearance has been long awaited. In George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones, Ned described his sister Lyanna as “beautiful, and wilful, and dead before her time.”

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Cordelia received high praise from the Directors and writers of the show who said how she was a natural actress who was not fazed by all the big name stars.

Well done, Cordelia!