It’s a series known for its lavish sets and costumes.
But Wolf Hall star Mark Rylance was a far cry from the Tudor era his character Thomas Cromwell descends from, as he donned a more modern piece of attire while filming the much-anticipated new series in Bristol on Saturday.
The actor, 63, covered his regal tabbard with a green hoodod Pack a Mac as the cast attempted to dodge the wet weather while on set.
Mark, who is reprising his role as King Henry VIII’s chief minister, was in high spirits as he headed to the set in costume, with a script in hand.
The Oscar winner was joined by a slew of supporting stars as they got to work on the new instalment of the series.
That’s not very Tudor! Wolf Hall star Mark Rylance covered his regal attire with a green Pack A Mac as he resumed filming for the new series in Bristol on Saturday
Back to wrk! The actor covered his regal tabbard with a green hoodod Pack a Mac
Keep it dry! The cast attempted to dodge the wet weather while on set, covering up their period costumes with rain jackets
Last week, the BBC announced the return of the popular period drama eight years after the show first aired and work was underway on the series when Mark Rylance, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Jonathan Pryce were seen on-set.
Wolf Hall is set to make a comeback based on the final book in Dame Hilary Mantel’s trilogy, The Mirror And The Light, with Mark playing the lead role of Thomas Cromwell, Thomas as his secretary Rafe Sadler and Jonathan as Cardinal Wolsey .
The drama about the life of Cromwell has so far seen his rise to power – and the second and final season will