Meet the cast of Shakespeare and Hathaway series two

Mark Benton and Jo Joyner are back, alongside an impressive collection of guest stars


Guest stars for episode 9:


Julia Deakin plays Genevieve Shakespeare

Julia Deakin plays Genevieve Shakespeare in Shakespeare and Hathaway Series 2
Julia Deakin plays Genevieve Shakespeare

Who is Genevieve Shakespeare? Lu’s mother, who is also her harshest (and most tackless) critic. Genevieve has a new boyfriend, Frederick. She first appeared in the series one episode O Brave New World.

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What else has Julia Deakin been in? The actress has played Carole Copeland in Holby City, and appeared in Tom Hiddleston movie High-Rise, The Midnight Beast, Big Bad World, Spaced (as Marsha Klein) and Coronation Street.

Simon Shepherd plays Frederick Greenwood

Simon Shepherd plays Frederick Greenwood in Shakespeare and Hathaway Series 2
Simon Shepherd plays Frederick Greenwood

Who is Frederick Greenwood? The new boyfriend of Lu’s mother. He owns Runningbrook, an executive tennis club, and employs Shakespeare and Hathaway’s services after a threat is made against his life.

What else has Simon Shepherd been in? Credits include Peak Practice, A Touch of Frost, and Casualty.

Julian Moore-Cook plays Orlan Rowland

Julian Moore-Cooke plays Orlan Rowland in Shakespeare and Hathaway Series 2
Julian Moore-Cook plays Orlan Rowland

Who is Orlan Rowland? Club captain, and ladies’ man.

What else has Julian Moore-Cook been in? He played Callum in the TV series Benidorm.

Jemma Moore plays Rose Lin

Jemma Moore plays Rose Lin in Shakespeare and Hathaway Series 2
Jemma Moore plays Rose Lin

Who is Rose Lin? A bitter ex-tennis pro who now teaches at Runningbrook, the tennis club her father used to own.

What else has Jemma Moore been in? The actress has had brief appearances in Wonder Woman and Dragon Kingdom.

Looby Mills plays Celia Greenwood

Looby Mills plays Celia Greenwood in Shakespeare and Hathaway Series 2
Looby Mills plays Celia Greenwood

Who is Celia Greenwood? Frederick’s sulky granddaughter, who is a tennis pro.

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What else has Looby Mills been in? This is the young actress’ first on-screen appearance.