Mr Selfridge returns on ITV this Sunday (19th Jan) at 9pm for a second series starring Jeremy Piven.
Rose returns to support her husband during the anniversary celebrations. Surprised and thrilled to have her back, Harry embarks on a campaign to win her back and reunite the family. But Rose is caught up with an exciting new friendship with Bohemian novelist and business woman, Delphine Day, played by Polly Walker. As the owner of the infamous Delphine’s Club in Soho, she begins to empower Rose and leaves Harry feeling beleaguered and sidelined.
Lady Mae Loxley, (Katherine Kelly) is also thrown off stride by the unexpected return to London of her husband, Lord Loxley, played by Aidan McArdle. his unsettling presence threatens to drive a wedge between Harry and Lady Mae.
Arrival of a flamboyant new Head of Fashion, Mr Thackeray, played by Cal MacAninch, also sets a cat amongst the pigeons. He considers himself a cut above the other staff, especially Agnes Towler, played by Aisling Loftus, who he views as competition from the outset.
Agnes has been working in Paris and returns to London to work for Harry as Selfridge’s new Head of Display. Old flame, Victor Colleano, played Trystan Gravelle, has been promoted to manage Selfridge’s restaurant the Palm Court and has moved on with his life in Agnes’ absence. That is until Victor’s sparky young cousin and newly appointed waiter in the Palm Court, Franco, played by Sean Teale, decides to cause some mischief.
Check out the extensive picture gallery below for episode 1 below: