Shakespeare of Thrones

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

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The Hound as Caliban, The Tempest

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Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish as Iago, Othello

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Ayra Stark as Imogen,Cymbeline

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Margaery Tyrell as Portia, The Merchant of Venice

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Daenerys Targaryen as Miranda, The Tempest

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Robb Stark as Caesar, Julius Caesar

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Sansa Stark as Desdemona, Othello

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Catelyn Stark as Lady Macduff, Macbeth

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Jon Snow as Hamlet, Hamlet

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Tyrion Lannister as Richard III, Richard III

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