In a new video filmed as part of Edinburgh International Television Festival, Clarke spoke to director Paul Feig about a plethora of topics, including Game of Thrones.
And according to Clarke, known for playing Daenerys Targaryen on the series, men and women were treated differently on set when it came to their costumes.
Clarke explained: "The guys in the Night's Watch, Jon Snow, are wearing a woolly mammoth all the time.
"When we were shooting things in a hot country when they had all of those things on, they had this pump that had its own little generator attached into the costumes."
She continued: "They used it to pump cold water into these pipes and cool them all down so underneath they had this weird kind of cooling system," she revealed. "But girls weren’t allowed that. All I could get was the back of my wig to be lifted up."
It's possible that there was simply more space inside the men's costumes, especially when they were wearing "a wooly mammoth," so cooling systems were easier to build in.
However, it's clear that there's got to be a better solution for women than simply lifting one's wig up.
Meanwhile, the actress previously said that she felt uncomfortable filming nude scenes in the HBO series, describing them as "terrifying". Clarke was 23 when she landed the role of Daenerys Targaryen.
"I took the job and then they sent me the scripts and I was reading them, and I was like, 'Oh there’s the catch!'" she told Dax Shepard on his podcast Armchair Expert.
"I've never been on a film set like this before. I’d been on a film set twice before then, and I’m now on a film set completely naked with all of these people, and I don’t know what I’m meant to do, and I don’t know what’s expected of me, and I don’t know what you want, and I don’t know what you want."
On her professionalism, she added: "I approached it as a job: if it's in the script then it’s clearly needed. This is what this is and I’m going to make sense of it and that’s what I’m going to do and everything’s going to be cool."
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