The "Dying Merchant" Scene In Game Of Thrones Was Straight From Beckett

The "Dying Merchant" Scene In Game Of Thrones Was Straight From Beckett

Specifically, Waiting For Godot. The dying man was played by perennial Beckett actor Barry McGovern, and many of his lines were almost right out of the play. Way more details below.

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Original post by lightninglouie on Observation Deck

Waiting for GOT-dot

I really enjoyed tonight's cameo from Samuel Beckett as the Dying Merchant. (A reminder that both Weiss and Benioff studied literature at Trinity College.)

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