Game of Thrones nude scene filming banned in Croatian capital

Popular TV series Game of Thrones has been forced to find a new location for a “nude walk of penance” by one of its characters after Church opposition.

The character Queen Cersei, played by Lena Headley, is to feature in a “nude walk” in season five of the show.

But series producers have had to find a new location for this after they were banned from filming the scene in Croatia’s capital Dubrovnik.

The crew’s request to film the scenes was rejected due to pressure from Dubrovnik’s Catholic Church of St Nicholas, which takes a hard line stance against public nudity, acts of sexuality and “immorality”.

According to the website TMZ, the programme-makers have agreed to find an alternative location for the scenes.

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