ITVx's latest original drama Tom Jones adapts Henry Fielding's 1749 novel, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling into a four-part series.
The show stars Solly McLeod and Sophie Wilde and tells the story of Tom, a young man who was abandoned as a baby but was rescued and raised by a country gentleman, Squire Allworthy.
He went on to become a charming and kind man who is popular with the ladies, but is unable to escape the status given to him by his low birth.
So, as viewers dive into the series, who else stars in it and who do they all play? Read on for everything you need to know about the cast of Tom Jones on ITVX.
Tom Jones cast: who stars in the ITVX series?
Here are the main cast members and characters in Tom Jones. Read on below for more info about who they are and where you've seen the actors before.
- Solly McLeod as Tom Jones
- Sophie Wilde as Sophia Western
- Hannah Waddingham as Lady Bellaston
- James Fleet as Squire Allworthy
- Alun Armstrong as Squire Western
- Shirley Henderson as Aunt Western
- Felicity Montagu as Aunt Bridget
- Pearl Mackie as Honour
- James Wilbraham as Blifil
- Dean Lennox Kelly as Black George
- Susannah Fielding as Mrs Waters
- Julian Rhind-Tutt as Fitzpatrick
- Daniel Rigby as Partridge
- Janine Duvitski as Mrs Wilkins
- Lucy Fallon as Molly
- Tamzin Merchant as Aunt Harriet
Solly McLeod plays Tom Jones
Who is Tom Jones? Tom is a young man who was abandoned as a baby, rescued and adopted by a country gentleman called Squire Allworthy. He grew up to be kind, handsome, free-spirited and popular with the ladies, but he cannot escape his lowly birth.
Sophie Wilde plays Sophia Western
Who is Sophia Western? Sophia is a wealthy heiress who Tom falls in love with, but she is being forced into a marriage with William Blifil. She runs away from home to escape marrying him.
Where have I seen Sophie Wilde? Wilde is known for having previously appeared in the series Eden and You Don't Know Me.
Hannah Waddingham plays Lady Bellaston
Who is Lady Bellaston? Lady Bellaston is Sophia's beguiling but dangerous aunt who will stop at nothing to destroy Tom and Sophia's relationship.
Where have I seen Hannah Waddingham? Waddingham is known for her roles in Ted Lasso, Game of Thrones, Sex Education and Krypton, while she has also appeared in Not Going Out, Bad Education, Willow and Les Misérables.
James Fleet plays Squire Allworthy
Who is Squire Allworthy? Squire Allworthy is a country gentleman who adopted Tom when he was a baby.
Where have I seen James Fleet? Fleet is known for his roles in films including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Sense and Sensibility, Mr Turner and The Lost King, as well as in series such as The Vicar of Dibley, Bridgerton, Unforgotten, Outlander, Death in Paradise and Bad Education.
Alun Armstrong plays Squire Western
Who is Squire Western? Squire Western is Sophia's hard drinking but loving grandfather.
Where have I seen Alun Armstrong? Armstrong is known for his roles in series such as New Tricks, Breeders, Garrow's Law, Little Dorrit, and Frontier and in films such as Funny Cow, Eragon, Van Helsing, Sleepy Hollow, and Braveheart.
Shirley Henderson plays Aunt Western
Who is Aunt Western? Aunt Western is Sophia's aunt.
Where have I seen Shirley Henderson? Henderson is best-known for her roles as Moaning Myrtle in the Harry Potter film series, as Jude in Bridget Jones's Diary and as Gail in Trainspotting. She has also appeared in Anna Karenina, Filth, Okja, Greed, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Happy Valley, The Mandalorian and Doctor Who.
Felicity Montagu plays Aunt Bridget
Who is Aunt Bridget? Aunt Bridget is Blifil's mother and Tom's devoted aunt.
Where have I seen Felicity Montagu? Montagu is known for playing Lynn in numerous Alan Partridge projects, while she has also appeared in Bridget Jones's Diary, Doc Martin, Dad's Army, The Tunnel, Sally4Ever, The Durrells, Hullraisers and Beyond Paradise.
Pearl Mackie plays Honour
Who is Honour? Honour is Sophia's maid and her friend.
James Wilbraham plays Blifil
Who is Blifil? Blifil is Tom’s bitter cousin who Sophia is being forced to marry.
Where have I seen James Wilbraham? Wilbraham has previously appeared in Pobol y Cwm, In My Skin and SAS Rogue Heroes.
Dean Lennox Kelly plays Black George
Who is Black George? Black George is a poacher-turned-gamekeeper whose daughter charms Tom.
Susannah Fielding plays Mrs Waters
Who is Mrs Waters? Mrs Waters is a married woman who Tom has an affair with.
Where have I seen Susannah Fielding? Fielding is best-known for her role as Jennie in This Time with Alan Partridge, while she has also appeared in Black Mirror, Life, I Want My Wife Back, The Great Indoors, The Cleaner, and Death on the Nile.
Julian Rhind-Tutt plays Fitzpatrick
Who is Fitzpatrick? Fitzpatrick is Sophia's uncle by marriage.
Where have I seen Julian Rhind-Tutt? Rhind-Tutt has appeared in Britannia, Silent Witness, The Witcher, Man Vs Bee, The Larkins and Green Wing, while his film roles include Lucy, and Bridget Jones's Baby.