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Can you recognise this Victoria series two guest star?

The acclaimed actor will take on the role of the Duke of Atholl in the second series of the hit ITV drama

Published: Tuesday, 27th June 2017 at 11:00 am

Under that wispy hair and beard, you'd be forgiven for not instantly recognising this actor who's set to guest star in the second series of Victoria.


But getting up to some new tricks when the hit ITV drama returns will be none other than Denis Lawson.

Hot on the heels of Line of Duty's Martin Compston, who was recently announced as having a role in series two of the hit ITV drama, Lawson will play the role of Duke of Atholl in the new ITV series.


Actor Denis Lawson will take on the role of the Duke of Atholl in Victoria series two

The Scottish actor, best known for roles in New Tricks, Bleak House and Star Wars, has already filmed scenes with Jenna Coleman (Queen Victoria) and Tom Hughes (Prince Albert) at Blair Castle in Scotland.


Alongside Compston and Lawson, Dame Diana Rigg has also been confirmed as a new face on the show. However, she will be a regular cast member in the second series.

Series two will open six weeks after the first series came to an end, with Victoria adjusting to life as both a mother and a monarch, while her husband struggles to find his role alongside his powerful wife.


Victoria will return to ITV in the autumn


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