Stannis: “First we ate the horses. We weren’t riding anywhere, not with the castle surrounded, we couldn’t feed them, so, fine, the horses. Then the cats. Never liked cats, so, fine. I do like dogs - good animals, loyal - but we ate them. Then the rats. The night before you slipped through I thought my wife was dying. She couldn’t speak anymore, she was so frail. And then you made it through the lines, slipped right through with your little black sailboat, and your onions.”
Prospero is a Chelsea fan (For Deisegal)
“Amid the whirlwind of chatter sits Stephen Dillane, almost an island unto himself. Dillane, who has won a Tony award and a Bafta but who is the kind of actor who is famous for not wanting to be famous, plays Prospero, the sorcerer banished to another shore. Dillane wears flip-flops, turns up at press conferences in bermudas, and is not the sort of person who will give you sound-bites just so you can have something nice to say in your newspaper tomorrow.
But once the spell of silence is broken, he proves to be warmly empathetic, thoughtful and a football fan (he’s a Chelsea supporter). “I think there’s a place for celebrity,” he says. “There are certain films that benefit from it. It’s just not something I’m very well suited to, with my temperament.”
This is from an article called Waiting for The Tempest that was done when the Bridge Project was in Sinapore.
Stannis and Melisandre
The night is dark and full of terrors.
Suspicious Stannis is Suspicious
Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)