Zoe Tapper confirms Mr. Selfridge exit

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 12 March 2013
Zoe Tapper

Zoe Tapper

Zoe Tapper will not return to ITV drama 'Mr. Selfridge' for the second series

Zoe Tapper will not return to 'Mr. Selfridge'.

The actress has confirmed her character, showgirl-turned-serious actress Ellen Love, will not appear in the second series of the TV drama, following the season one finale on Sunday (10.03.13).

She tweeted: "This is me bidding Ellen Love a fond farewell. It was a blast.

"No not back for series 2. Ellen was only ever a one series gal x. (sic)"

Zoe paid a visit to Selfridges yesterday (11.03.13), the iconic London department store where the drama is set, and admitted it felt strange to be at the lcoation.

She tweeted:"Feels a bit odd walking through @Selfridges today. Not sure if I should be here....(sic)"

Zoe's character was a love interest for Jeremy Piven's alter ego Harry Selfridge throughout the first series. However, after he spurned her advances, Ellen - who suffered a breakdown and attempted suicide after their affair ended - got her revenge in the finale by taking part in a theatre production that mocked the US businessman.

'Mr. Selfridge' will return to ITV in 2014, with the story moved forward to 1914 and the lead-up to World War 1.

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