The Night Lands

Series 2 - Episode 2 The Night Lands



We’re still getting to grips with new faces, but the characters are so well drawn, there’s little lost if you forget how this sprawling political fantasy slots together. It’s certainly as bloody as ever as malevolent boy king Joffrey reacts to rumours regarding his heritage. Meanwhile, the crimson comet arcing overhead is seen as an omen. Does it mark Ned Stark’s death, predict further victories for Robb or prophesy the return of the dragons?


Tyrion turns his anger on Cersei for alienating Joffrey's subjects in the wake of the capital's bloody purge, and Theon returns to the Iron Islands for first time in nine years, where he discovers his father Balon is planning to rebel against the crown once again. Arya shares a secret with her new friend Gendry while travelling north to the Wall, and Davos Seaworth recruits an ally who may prove useful in Stannis Baratheon's naval invasion of King's Landing.

Cast & Crew

Petyr `Littlefinger' Baelish Aidan Gillen
King Joffrey Baratheon Jack Gleeson
Theon Greyjoy Alfie Allen
Cersei Lannister Lena Headey
Jaime Lannister Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Tyrion Lannister Peter Dinklage
Jon Snow Kit Harington
Arya Stark Maisie Williams
Daenerys Targaryen Emilia Clarke
Robb Stark Richard Madden
Sansa Stark Sophie Turner
Tywin Lannister Charles Dance
Stannis Baratheon Stephen Dillane
Davos Seaworth Liam Cunningham
Lady Catelyn Stark Michelle Fairley
Melisandre Carice van Houten
Gendry Joe Dempsie
Balon Greyjoy Patrick Malahide
Salladhor Saan Lucian Msamati
Director Alan Taylor
Writer David Benioff
Writer DB Weiss
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