Jeremy Piven and Katherine Kelly return
ITV has commissioned a fourth series of 10-episodes of Mr Selfridge, starring American actor Jeremy Piven (Entourage) and Katherine Kelly (Coronation Street).
Made by ITV Studios, the fourth series of the period drama focuses on Harry Selfridge’s (Piven) dramatic fall as he loses hold on the empire and social status that he worked so hard to create.
Series regulars Tom Goodman-Hill, Ron Cook, Amanda Abbington, Amy Beth Hayes, Trystan Gravelle, Sacha Parkinson & Samuel West also return to tell the next chapter in the characters stories.
The series will also feature a major new character played by Sacha Dhawan (Line Of Duty) and two new guest roles for newcomers Lottie Tolhurst and Mimi Ndiweni.
Lead writer is Helen Raynor (Doctor Who) who will work alongside Kate O’Riordan (The Kindness of Strangers), James Payne, Matt Jones, Hamish Wright and new writer Ben Morris. Lindy Woodhead (Shopping, Seduction and Mr Selfridge) will continue in her role as advisor on retail history.
ITV by Director of Drama Steve November said: “We’re delighted to commission a fourth series of Mr Selfridge. It’s so pleasing to see the audience take the characters and storylines into their hearts. We’re looking forward to seeing Jeremy reprise his role as the visionary yet deeply troubled Harry alongside simply stunning production values”.
Kate Lewis, executive producer for ITV Studios said: “We’re delighted to be embarking on production of the fourth series of Mr Selfridge and thrilled to be welcoming back Katherine Kelly along with introducing some talented new faces. This series marks a dramatic turn in fortunes for Harry as he loses grip on his empire. It’s a bit of a game changer for all the characters in the series.’
Filming on the fourth series of Mr Selfridge will take place on location in Greater London on the lavish replica of the Selfridge’s shop floor that is housed in a former carpet warehouse in North West London.