‘Game of Thrones’ actress recalls her embarrassing audition

Yara Greyjoy had quite the introduction on Game of Thrones, having had a   handsy reunion with her brother Theon. Show Full Article “I don’t remember being in this show,” joked Caine. For Gemma Whelan, the audition to land the part was even more uncomfortable. It turns out, originally, it was written as the opposite, with Yara “worrying” on her brother’s genitals. Watch the video above. Appearing on The Graham Norton Show, the actress hilariously recalled   auditioning for the show and doing   the scene where Theon (Alfie Allen) is “working away” on his sister, not knowing who she is. RELATED: Game of Thrones: 17 Biggest Changes from Books to TV
Laughing, Whelan said, “I had to do that in my audition, on a chair, sort of looking straight ahead, very, very dramatically with just one casting director in a room and a very sort of ashamed cameraman go, ‘That’s not how you do it.’”
As Whelan discussed Alfie Allen’s hands-on scene, comedian Jack Whitehall pointed out that   Alfie star Michael Caine was in their presence. Game of Thrones returns July 16.