Actor Richard E. Grant joins Game of Thrones cast for season six
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.