Still, their relationship is far from certain: as the Queen’s dresser, Skerrett (Hudson) is married to her job and cannot tie the knot with the Queen’s cook Francatelli (Ferdinand Kingsley) without being forced to leave the palace. A conundrum.
“We’re not going to give anything away, but [series creator] Daisy [Goodwin] can put a spanner in any spokes, can’t she?” Kingsley jokes at the Radio Times Covers Party. “Is that a phrase? A stick in some spokes?”
He adds: “She could ruin anything at any time. Anyone who’s happy can be sad within about five seconds, so all to play for.”
“It’s up in the air,” Hudson tells us, cryptically. “They definitely love each other, that’s for sure. But they’re just figuring out what to do.”