Actor Richard E. Grant joins Game of Thrones cast for season six
Published 09/09/2015 | 11:09
Legendary British thesp Richard E. Grant has been signed up for the next series of Game of Thrones.
The 58-year-old joins fellow Downton Abbey stars including Freddie Stroma as he joins the HBO series.
The Withnail and I actor has not been linked to a definite role, but it is believed he will have a reoccurring part in the sixth series.
Renowned British actors Jonathan Pryce and Ian McShane have also recently joined the popular show.
Grant was most recently seen on Irish screens presenting a documentary about hotels for Sky.
Game of Thrones will return to screens in April, 2016.
The show recently broke records as it became the largest tv drama in the world - being broadcast in 173 countries simultaneously.