Northern Ireland

The Queen visits Game of Thrones set during Royal visit

The Queen and Prince Philip met cast and production members from Game of Thrones during a tour of the Paint Hall Studios in Belfast.

The visit took place during their second day of engagements in Northern Ireland.

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On arrival at the Game of Thrones set, the Queen and Prince Phillip met David Benioff and Dan Weiss, executive producers and screenwriters of Game of Thrones.

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The Queen was introduced to crew members from the hit television series.

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The Royal couple met several of the cast including Varys, played by Conleth Hill, Jon Snow, played by Kit Harington, and Ygritte, played by Rose Leslie.

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On the Red Keep set handmade props were on display.

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More of the handmade props that have featured in Game of Thrones.

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Production members were on hand to allow Her Majesty to take a closer look at some of the props, including some swords.

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Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark, was all smiles when she met the Queen.

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Armour and costume jewellery used in the show were also on display.

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The Royal couple got a chance to see some of the costumes from Game of Thrones at close quarters.

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Lena Headey, who stars as Queen Cersei Lannister, was among the cast members who met the Queen.

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Sophie Turner, 18, who plays Sansa Stark, was also introduced to the Royal couple.

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The Queen visited the Throne room set, which is home to the iconic Iron Throne.

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The Queen was presented with a miniature version of the Iron Throne, which features in Game of Thrones, before leaving the Paint Hall Studios.