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Polly Walker joins Mr Selfridge

Polly Walker

Story by Jack Foley

POLLyWalker has joined the cast of Mr Selfridge along with Aidan McArdle.

Walker, whose credits include Spartacus and Patriot Games, will appear opposite Jeremy Piven in the ITV drama’s second series. She will play Delphine Day, a Bohemian novelist and businesswoman who befriends Harry Selfridge’s wife Rose (Frances O’Connor).

McArdle is best known for Garrow’s Law. He will play Lord Loxley, the estranged husband of Lady Mae Loxley (Katherine Kelly),

Wild at Heart‘s Cal Macaninch will also join the hit period drama as Mr Thackeray, the store’s new head of fashion.

The second season of Mr Selfridge will follow Harry’s efforts to keep his department store afloat as the Great War approaches.

It will be set four years after the events of the first series and will comprise another 10 episodes.

Filming on the new series began in London this week.

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