“I’d be the new Gandalf – I’d make dragons appear and have flames fly out of my hands and breathe flames like the dragons,” he laughed.
“Game of Thrones is full of great British actors and actresses. The characters are so complex – they keep shocking you and they keep killing everybody. I am not saying that killing is great. But it’s kind of fun the way they do it.”
Game of Thrones series 5 continues on Sky Atlantic on Monday nights