It's hard to know precisely what it is that people latch onto in stories, and the same is true when you're on TV and hearing a comedian tell a story about sneaking a meerkat into a nativity scene in Dublin.

Yet, for 'Game of Thrones' alum Emilia Clarke, the details were what caught her up - specifically, whether or not it was the Three Wise Men moving across Stephen's Green Shopping Centre to the nativity scene.

As it turns out, that wasn't the case - rather, Ross Noble snuck a meerkat into the middle of said nativity scene and basically spent two hours waiting to see if anyone would notice, before he was chased out of the place by the security guards.

Yes, really. In fact, because we're journalists and stuff, we actually went looking on his Twitter and it appears this took place in 2010.

Anyway, here's the clip.