Natalie opened up about her raunchy scenes and exercise regimen in the December issue of.
“Anyone who says they’re laid back about the scenes is a liar,” she told the magazine.
The blonde beauty admitted: ‘It never gets less & hellip; not traumatic, that & rsquo; is the wrong word, it’s not embarrassing & hellip; it can be a bit awkward‘.
The choreography of a scene is so unglamorous, it’s all about camera angles, you have to recreate the moment so many times. It’s just timing and technique.
The Reading-born star also revealed that she was strict with herself when it came to working out.
‘I don’t have a coach. I’m completely self-regulated…I push myself a lot,’ she said. After all, if you want to do something, do it right, otherwise what’s the point?
Speaking of the transition from ultra-feminine Margaery to fearless Cressida, Natalie explained that it was important for her to get in shape.
She said: ‘Especially when she had been playing Margaery Tyrell for the previous six months, sitting around talking machinations in a silk skirt‘.
‘Then there I was, two months later, dressed in army fatigues, my head half shaved, running around with a gun with some of the manliest young men you can expect to find on screen.‘