A to Z of Game of Thrones Season 7: Ed Sheeran’s Cameo and Backlash

Game of Thrones seasons 7
Game of Thrones seasons 7

Game of Thrones has been the most successful television show of this decade. It has created a strong buzz in the world that has tied its audiences with them for such a long time. This show comes with 10 episodes in each season and to convey the same legacy the 7th season has been aired on 16 July. HBO is official broadcasting Chanel of this series. Unlike all the previous series, this season has only seven episodes. This season is inspired by the combination of two renowned novels. The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring are novels that have been followed to set the plot and outline this season.


Game of thrones has uniqueness in every bit of it. This show has adapted an outstanding and unique directing process.  A couple of directors instead of the solo director has directed every season. However, a solo director named Jeremy Podeswa who co-directed the 3rd season as well has directed this season.

  • Names of Directors:
  • Daniel Minahan
  • Michelle MacLaren
  • Brian Kirk
  • Tim Van Patten
  • Neil Marshall
  • David Benioff
  • Jeremy Podeswa
  • B. Weiss
  • Mark Mylod
  • Alik Sakharov
  • Miguel Sapochni


It is not possible to run a successful show without a good cast and Game of Thrones has possessed a star packed cast. This magnificent choice of the cast has to lead the show to reach the sky-high popularity.

  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister
  • Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister
  • Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
  • Kit Harington as Jon Snow
  • Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen
  • Maisie Williams as Arya Stark
  • Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark
  • Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei
  • Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth
  • Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth
  • Aidan Gillen as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
  • Conleth Hill as Varys
  • Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane
  • Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark
  • Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont
  • John Bradley as Samwell Tarly
  • Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giants bane
  • Indira Varma as Ellaria Sand
  • Hannah Murray as Gilly
  • Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy
  • Jerome Flynn as Bronn
  • Joe Dempsie as Gendry
  • Carice van Houten as Melisandre

Ed Sheeran as Guest Cast:

This season is packed with surprises and cameo of Ed Sheeran is the biggest one. Yeah, you heard it right. Ed Sheeran has a guest appearance in this season as Lannister Soldier. However, unfortunately, this appearance did not receive much appreciation rather people have mocked it. Some twits have seriously bashed Sheeran and made fun of him but the director has been spotted to stand by him. Jeremy Podeswa has been defended him by saying that he is not an experienced actor but he has the ability to fit in the role. He also described Sheeran as a dedicated member of the cast.




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