Fun Facts

 
  • She lived in France from age 10 to 13 and is fluent in French.
  • She used to collect pinguins and furry glittery stickers.
  • She loves listening to BBC Radio 6 Music in the morning, and to Ludovico Einaudi before going to sleep.
  • She knew nothing about Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire before being cast as Ygritte but she has now read all the books.
  • Her first TV crush was Colin Firth in the BBC Pride and Prejudice
  • Her most treasured possession is her grandmother’s emerald ring.
  • Helen McCrory and Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind inspired her to pursue acting as a career.
  • She’s more a dog person than a cat person.
  • She’s still in touch with Sophie McShera from Downton Abbey, Tom Burke from Utopia, and Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones is one of her best friends.
  • Her style icon is Diane Kruger.
  • Her greatest fear would be coming face-to-face- to a python.
  • She lost her scottish accent while studying in England. She has a Northern accent when playing the character of Ygritte.
  • Her favorite Game of Thrones character is Littlefinger.
  • The best piece of advice she had in life is the importance of perseverance and patience.
  • She’s afraid of spiders and crawler bugs.
  • She would change her signature hair for a role but “for the right role. I am an advocate in solely embracing ones ginger roots !
  • She has a phobia of velvet.
  • When she was younger, she aspired to be a mermaid.
  • She hates cucumber.
  • If she was at Hogwarts, she would be a Gryffindor.