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Game of Thrones Loras Tyrell Interview - Finn Jones

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6 years ago on 29 April 2013 03:13

Finn Jones (Loras Tyrell) hints at Game of Thrones Season 3 surprises that aren't in the George R.R. Martin books. He chats about his relationship with Renly Baratheon, Gethin Anthony, why he'd like to see a confrontation with Brienne, & what it's like to wear Game of Thrones armour & capes. Watch Ygritte interview [Link removed - login to see] Tywin Lannister [Link removed - login to see] & [Link removed - login to see] Hodor [Link removed - login to see] Pycelle [Link removed - login to see] Yara Greyjoy [Link removed - login to see] Pypar [Link removed - login to see] Podrick Payne [Link removed - login to see] Samwell Tarly [Link removed - login to see] Jeor Mormont [Link removed - login to see] & Bowen Marsh [Link removed - login to see]

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Loras Tyrell
Loras Tyrell is a recurring character in the first and second seasons. He is played by guest star Finn Jones and debuts in "The Wolf and the Lion." Ser Loras Tyrell of Highgarden is a popular tourney knight and ranks as one of the most skilled knights in Westeros. He was the lover of Renly Baratheon and supported his claim to the throne as commander of his Kingsguard. After Renly is murdered and believing Stannis Baratheon to be behind it, Loras has promised to avenge his death and has joined forces with King Joffrey and Tywin Lannister in the War of the Five Kings.

Ser Loras Tyrell is the third son of Lady Alerie Tyrell and Lord Mace Tyrell, the High Marshal of the Reach. The Reach is one of the constituent regions of the Seven Kingdoms and House Tyrell is one of the Great Houses of the realm. Loras was raised in privilege in the family seat and regional capital of Highgarden. Though he is third in line, behind Willas and Garlan, he is a favorite child of his father and is a bit spoiled.

Loras is a skilled knight famed for his many tournament victories and his good looks, which make him popular with the smallfolk and with young women in particular. Loras is one of the few knights who has on rare occasion managed to defeat the formidable Jaime Lannister in a joust. He is commonly known as the "Knight of the Flowers", as a rose is the sigil of House Tyrell and he thus wears armor elaborately engraved with flowers.

Loras is the former squire of Lord Renly Baratheon and remains Renly's close friend and lover. Loras is in King's Landing to compete in tourneys and attend court.

Season 1
Ser Loras takes part in the Hand's tournament, riding against Ser Gregor Clegane. He charms the common people by giving a rose to Sansa Stark, but at the same time, he also exchanges a look with his lover, Renly Baratheon. Loras uses a mare who is in heat to upset and confuse Gregor's mount, as Gregor is known to favor unruly stallions, making it easier to unseat him. Gregor, furious, decapitates his own horse with a sword, and then attacks Loras. Gregor's brother, Sandor, intervenes and saves Loras' life. Even though there is supposed to be one more round with Loras jousting against the Hound to determine a tournament winner, Loras proclaims Sandor the champion, to the approval of the crowds. When Loras raises Sandor's arm declaring him the winner, Sandor looks somewhat lost, as he is not used to the adoration and approval of the public that Ser Loras takes for granted.

Season 2
Renly declares himself King of Westeros with the support of House Tyrell. He gathers an army of over 100,000 men from across the Reach and the Stormlands. He solidifies his alliance by marrying Loras's sister Margaery Tyrell, the only daughter of Mace Tyrell. He camps his army near Storm's End and throws a tournament for his men. Renly and his new Queen watch from a wooden dais. Margaery stands and cheers Loras as he disarms his opponent. His rival manages to step under a swing of his great axe and knock him off his feet. Loras yields when his opponent lifts his visor and holds a knife close to his face.

Finn Jones
He is best-known for the recurring role of Jamie in the successful British soap opera Hollyoaks and its spin-off, Hollyoaks Later. He has also appeared in Doctors and The Bill. More recently, he has appeared as "Santiago Jones" in a two-part episode of Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah-Jane Adventures, in the episode titled Death of the Doctor which is one of two episodes to feature the Doctor and the only featuring Matt Smith, the eleventh Doctor.

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