ian mcshane game of thrones character

When Ian McShane joined the case of Game of Thrones season six, honorary citizens of Westeros from every kingdom of the internet put their heads together and tried to figure out who he could be playing. As a grizzled, older British actor who makes delivering lengthy monologues look effortless, he could be literally anybody on the show.

We know that his character will only appear in one episode, but we also know that he’s important enough to demand an actor of McShane’s caliber. Now, the Deadwood veteran has made some vague statements about his role that essentially give away who he’s playing… if you know how to looks between the words.

Read on for the latest Ian McShane Game of Thrones character news. And yes, some book spoilers and theorizing lurk below, but we’ll warn you well in advance. Proceed with caution, for the internet is dark and full of terrors.

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In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss sixth episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, “A Golden Crown.” Use this chart to follow along with your own book-reading.

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A Cast of Kings S1E05 – The Wolf and the Lion

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In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss fifth episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, “The Wolf and the Lion.” Use this chart to follow along with your own book-reading.

Thanks to our sponsor for this ep, Audible. Go to audible.com/acastofkings to get a free audiobook download. Thanks also to Adam Wells from the Beyond The Shield podcast for his help in putting this ep together.

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In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss fourth episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, “Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things.” Use this chart to follow along with your own book-reading.

Thanks to our sponsor for this ep, Hover. Go to hover.com/brokenthings to get 10% off your first order. Thanks also to Adam Wells from the Beyond The Shield podcast for his help in putting this ep together.

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A Cast of Kings S1E03 – Lord Snow

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In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss third episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, “Lord Snow.” Use this chart to follow along with your own book-reading.

Thanks to our sponsor for this ep, Audible. Go to audible.com/acastofkings to get a free audio book download. Thanks also to Adam Wells from the Beyond The Shield podcast for his help in putting this ep together.

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A Cast of Kings S1E02 – The Kingsroad

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In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss second episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, “The Kingsroad.” Use this chart to follow along with your own book-reading.

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A Cast of Kings S1E01 – Winter Is Coming

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In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss first episode of the first season of Game of Thrones, “Winter is Coming.” Use this chart to follow along with your own book-reading.

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Announcing A Cast of Kings: Season 1 Rewatch and Book Club

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Sean Bean in Game of Thrones

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