News | Entertainment
8 Aug 2022 16:30
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Emilia Clarke is feeling "petrified" ahead of her UK stage debut

    The 35-year-old actress - who is best known for playing Daenerys Targaryen in 'Game of Thrones' - is set to star in 'The Seagull' at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London, and Emilia has confessed to feeling anxious ahead of her first show


    She shared: "I'm profoundly aware of the fact that there will be people who love 'Game of Thrones' and are seeing it for that.

    "It's ten times more frightening because there'll be people wanting to go and say, 'Well she can only act on camera, she clearly can't act on stage,' which is obviously the biggest fear."

    The play centres on a group of lonely Russians who are living on an isolated country estate.

    Emilia hopes she's able to encourage people to visit the theatre.

    She told the BBC: "Hopefully they'll come and go, 'We just came to see the Mother of Dragons, oh how frustrating, she's not on a dragon, this isn't what I paid for.' Spoiler: I'm not on a dragon at any point during this play.

    "But hopefully what they get, as a kind of little extra, is that they get to enjoy this play that they might not have seen otherwise."

    Emilia has starred in some of the biggest TV and film projects in recent years, including 'Terminator Genisys' and 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'.

    But the brunette beauty has always dreamed of appearing in London's West End.

    She shared: "It's frightening because it's a dream of mine finally realised."

    And despite her past success, Emilia actually feels "most at home" on the stage.

    She said: "There is no higher art than theatre. I adore it. I absolutely love it. I feel happiest, safest, most at home."

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     08 Aug: Ellen Pompeo says 'Grey's' Anatomy' should be "less preachy"
     08 Aug: Kim Kardashian is not getting back together with Kanye West
     08 Aug: Jennette McCurdy developed an eating disorder on the set of 'iCarly'
     08 Aug: Dolly Parton is launching a new rollercoaster at Dollywood
     08 Aug: Abbi Jacobson is engaged to Jodi Balfour
     08 Aug: Judith Durham has died at the age of 79
     08 Aug: Selena Gomez will quit Hollywood to become a mom
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Meanwhile Wellington have escaped defeat at the hands of a surging Bay of Plenty Steamers outfit in the capital, 37-35 More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    An Auckland storage locker has been auctioned off for two-hundred-thousand dollars More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Police have arrested a man in Te Aroha, after a hunt triggered by a woman's death in Cambridge 16:19

    International:
    From French lessons to food delivery, record numbers of young people are finding side hustles to make ends meet 16:09

    Entertainment:
    Ellen Pompeo says 'Grey's' Anatomy' should be "less preachy" 15:52

    Health & Safety:
    Several nurses failed to fulfil their clinical responsibilities after an elderly woman died, a Health and Disability Commission report has found 15:29

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian is not getting back together with Kanye West 15:22

    Motorsports:
    Scott McLaughlin rates his one two finish with Scott Dixon in today's Indycar race in Nashville as one of the top three best races in his career to date 15:09

    Health & Safety:
    New Zealand children have been part of a study that's undone years of misconception.. 14:59

    Entertainment:
    Jennette McCurdy developed an eating disorder on the set of 'iCarly' 14:52

    Business:
    An Auckland storage locker has been auctioned off for two-hundred-thousand dollars 14:49

    Entertainment:
    Dolly Parton is launching a new rollercoaster at Dollywood 14:22


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd