If Game of Thrones Characters Were Shakespearean . . .
It can’t have gone unnoticed by mutual fans of Shakespeare and A Song of Ice and Fire how much certain characters have in common. To celebrate both the Bard’s upcoming birthday and the premiere of season six of Game of Thrones, we’ve decided to reimagine our favorite GoT characters as their Shakespearean counterparts. How do you think we did?
Cersei Lannister as Lady Macbeth, Macbeth
The Hound as Caliban, The Tempest
Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish as Iago, Othello
Ayra Stark as Imogen,Cymbeline
Margaery Tyrell as Portia, The Merchant of Venice
Daenerys Targaryen as Miranda, The Tempest
Robb Stark as Caesar, Julius Caesar
Sansa Stark as Desdemona, Othello
Catelyn Stark as Lady Macduff, Macbeth
Jon Snow as Hamlet, Hamlet
Tyrion Lannister as Richard III, Richard III