Sabrina Bartlett to star in The Larkins

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 11 March 2021
Sabrina Bartlett

Sabrina Bartlett

Sabrina Bartlett has been added to the cast of 'The Larkins'

Sabrina Bartlett is set to star in 'The Larkins'.

The 29-year-old actress has joined the cast of the new adaption of H.E. Bates' novel, 'The Darling Buds of May'.

Sabrina – who will play the part of Mariette Larkin in the series – said: "I am really really excited to be taking on the role of Mariette Larkin in this new adaption of H.E. Bates novels.

"I can’t wait to bring these heart-warming stories to life alongside such a wonderful team. It’s just the perfect dose of escapism we all need right now."

Tok Stephen has also joined the cast as Cedric ‘Charley’ Charlton, and he's similarly excited about the ITV series.

The actor is looking forward to working with the likes of Sabrina, Joanna Scanlan and Bradley Walsh.

He said: "I am thrilled to be cast as Charley in such a beloved and wonderful show.

"I can't wait to work alongside Joanna, Bradley and Sabrina. I'm incredibly excited. I hope we can impress fans of the original novels with our version."

Meanwhile, Bradley is confident that the six-part series will be a "hoot".

Looking forward to the show, he shared: "I’m thrilled to be asked to be part of this much loved and iconic series of stories.

"The warmth and affection that H. E Bates has generated through his books is so uplifting and I cannot wait to be part of the Larkin family. It’ll be a hoot!"

The new series will mark the first time in 30 years that the books and its sequels have been adapted for UK TV.

'The Darling Buds of May' previously aired on ITV in the early 90s and starred the likes of Sir David Jason and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

The show proved to be a huge hit and helped to propel the actress towards stardom.

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