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TV: GoT Sex Scenes Often a Frenzied Mess, Actress Says

Gemma Whelan as Yara Greyjoy

Gemma Whelan, who played the queer Yara Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, has said sex scenes on the show could be a “frenzied mess”. Whelan is set to star in the upcoming ITV police drama The Tower, and she told The Guardian that sex scenes in the series are overseen by an intimacy coach. However, it was a different story on Game of Thrones, she said, with actors “left to get on with it” She explained: “They used to just say: ‘When we shout action, go for it,’ and it could be a sort of frenzied mess. But between the actors there was always an instinct … Read more