Admittedly it wasn’t the most dramatic thing that happened in that extraordinary episode, and it only lasted a second. Even so, a cool little easter egg for eagle-eyed viewers: one of the musicians playing during the wedding feast at the home of Walder Frey was Coldplay drummer Will Champion.
It’s not the first time a musician has appeared in a cameo role on Game Of Thrones. Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody popped up briefly as a soldier, earlier in season three.
Plus, Bronn (Jerome Flynn) was in 90’s crooner duo Robson and Jerome, and both Osha (Natalia Tena) and Ser Ilyn (Wilko Johnson) are in bands. She plays accordion in Molotov Jukebox, while he plays guitar in pub rock group Dr Feelgood.