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Kit Harington's pre-stage ritual

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Kit Harington's pre-stage ritual

Kit Harington eats three sweets before he goes on stage.

The 'Game of Thrones' star is currently starring in 'Doctor Faustus' at the Duke of York's Theatre in London and has a three-part routine he must complete before he goes on stage.

Opening up about his pre-stage ritual, he told Britain's ES magazine: "At the moment, I have a crucifix in my dressing room which I kiss three times, plus I eat three Haribos, and take three swigs of water before I go out on stage."

Meanwhile, the 29-year-old actor previously revealed he stopped using buses when they began to advertise his movies on the vehicles.

He said: "I used to love to catch the bus, and I couldn't catch them for months during that, because of the fear that I might be sitting above my own head on the side of the bus. Occupational hazard, isn't it?"

The buses also caused a problem for Kit when he was filming 'Spooks: The Greater Good' in London as they kept driving past and ruining the scenes.

He shared: "It's funny to look back at it now, but at the time, they were a real pain in the ass! I was half naked on a bus the whole time we were shooting because of the 'Pompeii' poster. Every two seconds, we would have to call, 'Cut!' because there was some bus with the 'Pompeii' poster going across in the background. The first time, it was funny, but then after that, it just became really tedious.

"[But] there was a lot of cool stuff I got to do because I didn't have a stuntman for this. I did everything myself. I like that! I like it when they say, 'You know, we haven't got a stuntman for you. Can you do it?' So I was climbing up buildings, jumping from building to building, sprinting through Heathrow airport, all sorts of stuff!"