“I did not expect to see them in the flesh. I wasn’t expecting that at all, I was just amazed to be invited,” Clarke said. “I was like, ‘How did that happen?’ When I met Queen Bey I was too many drinks in and started crying. It didn’t go well. I think she got out of there very quickly!”
“It started with things like, ‘We can’t afford to stream ‘Game of Thrones,’ we don’t have the money, sorry Emilia,’ then it was, ‘We’ll try and download it,’ then it was Season 8 and I was having a screening of the last episode and they said, ‘So we’ve seven and three quarter seasons to catch up before this Sunday,'” she said.
“Filming at Christmas in London last year was bonkers,” Clarke said. “Because we were in Covent Garden and Regent Street, we started at midnight and finished at midday and I was in a perpetual sort of hangover state.”