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Irish Actor & Derry Girls Star Calam Lynch Cast In Bridgerton Season 2

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

10:01 6 Apr 2021


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Calam Lynch cast in Bridgerton

Irish actor Calam Lynch has been cast in season two of the hit Shondaland/ Netflix show Bridgerton.

He's been named as one of the four newest additions to the cast.

 

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You might recognise Lynch from his small role in season two of Derry Girls.

He played John Paul O'Reilly in The Prom episode.

The actor also has a number of film credits such as Dunkirk, Black Beauty and Benediction.

 

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He'll join the main cast from season one of Bridgerton, which includes fellow Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan.

Lynch will play Theo Sharpe; a hardworking printer's assistant.

But he's not just a working class man, he's also an intellectual who fights for the rights for all.

 

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Other casting announcements

Calam is just one of four new actors joining Bridgerton for season two.

Netflix announced the news on Twitter yesterday evening.

Charithra Chandran

Charithra will play Edwina Sharma; a kind-natured and endlessly endearing lady.

Edwina has been taught by her older sister Kate to be the perfect debutante.

But while she may be young and naive, she also knows what she wants: a true love match.

 

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Shelley Conn

Shelley will play Mary Sharma; an Earl’s daughter whose marriage to a tradesman once embroiled her family in scandal.

Lady Mary has now returned to London with her own daughters and is forced to endure the scrutiny of the ton yet again.

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Rupert Young

Rupert will play Jack.

Jack is the newest member of the ton with a connection to one of its most notable families.

 

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Simone Ashley

And we found out in February that Sex Education's Simone Ashley has landed the female lead in season two.

The actress will play Anthony Bridgerton's love interest, Kate Sharma

 

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These latest casting announcements come days after Netflix revealed Regé-Jean Page will not be returning for season two.

They devastated fans with the news over the weekend, '[bidding] adieu,' to his character The Duke of Hastings.

'Your Grace, it has been a pleasure,' they captioned the announcement post. 

 

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For more details about Bridgerton season two, go here.


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