Game of Thrones: Red Wedding perpetrator Walder Frey will return, David Bradley confirms

Bradley said his depraved character will be coming back, but couldn't confirm when

Daisy Wyatt
Monday 10 August 2015 10:00
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David Bradley plays the depraved Walder Frey in Game of Thrones
David Bradley plays the depraved Walder Frey in Game of Thrones

While the Game of Thrones rumour mill is still in overdrive about the sighting of Kit Harington on the set of season six, another actor has confirmed his character will be making a comeback.

One of the series’ most hated characters and perpetrator of The Red Wedding, Walder Frey, will be reappearing in Game of Thrones - but whether he will be getting his comeuppance anytime soon is not yet known.

Actor David Bradley (Broadchurch, Harry Potter), who plays the depraved, lecherous old man, could not confirm whether Frey will be returning in the next season, but said he will be making a reappearance at some point.

“He will be coming back, but I can’t say when. I can’t really say because things are in a delicate situation,” he told Zap2it.

“I do look forward to it, because I do love playing someone so irredeemable. I’m afraid he makes me laugh because he’ so appalling that there’s a kind of dark humour in there somewhere.”

While Frey only appeared in three episodes, the last being the infamous “The Rain of Castamere”, he is still well-remembered among Game of Thrones fans.

Frey’s last appearance in George RR Martin’s books was also at the same time of The Red Wedding, suggesting the HBO series will extrapolate well beyond the Song of Ice and Fire novels.

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