Red Wedding 2.0. The episode was written by series co-creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and directed by Mark Mylod, his directorial debut for the series. It aired on April 26, 2015. 73% of African Americans said they did not have Directed by Mark Mylod. Tyrion and Varys arrive in Volantis. Helen Sloan/HBO. Game of Thrones season 6 spoilers: High Sparrow actor hints at character's fate. Tommen and Margaery wed. Arya has trouble adapting to her new life. Actor Jonathan Pryce has spilled a delicious little detail about Game Of Thrones season five – he only took on the character of High Sparrow because it's a game changing role. The actor who plays the High Sparrow on Game of Thrones shared a spoiler about a big bloody scene. WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Game of Thrones season 6. In season six, viewers see the death of the High Sparrow. Jon gives his first orders as Lord Commander. The High Sparrow first appears in A Feast for Crows (2005) and subsequently appeared in Martin's A Dance with Dragons (2011). The actor says the show isn't any more brutal than other pieces of cinema. It doesn't look good for some/all of the Tyrells either Jonathan Pryce as the High Sparrow in Game of Thrones Season 5 Jonathan Pryce will be portraying a character called the High Sparrow. Share. Why did the High Sparrow leave Game of Thrones? With Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Kit Harington, Aidan Gillen. Jonathan Pryce as High Sparrow in 'Game of Thrones'. Littlefinger reveals his plans to Sansa. His name is … "High Sparrow" is the third episode of the fifth season of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones, and the 43rd overall.