He's best known for playing Robb Stark in HBO's Game of Thrones, but he has recently been casted in Disney's Cinderella.
RADIO TIMES – Lady Chatterley’s Lover is the story that shocked a generation, sparking decades of controversy after its initial publication in 1928.
DH Lawrence’s tale of an illicit affair crossing social boundaries is making a return to our screens this weekend, with Game of Thrones star Richard Madden as groundskeeper Mellors.
It won’t, however, be dropping any jaws this time around, says Madden.
“Hopefully this story is just going to bring a grit to these characters that is real and actually very moving, to see people struggling through life and despite all the odds trying to find beauty and hope.”“It’s a connecting of two souls that are in lots of ways misplaced in this world.
She’s misplaced in lots of ways, being part of that society and it not being right for her, and he’s misplaced in this world where he doesn’t feel like things should be the way they are.”RADIO TIMES – Richard Madden takes on the role of gamekeeper Oliver Mellors in BBC1’s lush adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover yesterday night.
The 29-year-old actor, who is best known for playing Robb Stark in hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, got into character by bedding down in a remote cottage during filming. ”Richard will play Oliver Mellors in the upcoming TV film, “Lady Chatterley’s Lover.” I have added the first production stills (thanks to Far Far Away) of Richard from the film to the gallery!
“I’m not a method actor at all but I did quite like the idea of being in a cottage in the grounds of the house, which is what Mellors does. The film is set to air on Sunday, September 6 on BBC One at 9pm.
If you haven’t gotten the chance to see the trailer, you can watch it below!
The latest adaptation of D H Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover has predictably prompted significant media interest.