The Pale Horse Cast

Overview

Rufus Sewell (The Man In the High Castle, The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, The Father) plays Mark Easterbrook and is joined by Kaya Scodelario (Crawl, Extremely Wicked and Shockingly Evil and Vile) playing Hermia Easterbrook, Bertie Carvel (Doctor Foster, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) as Zachariah Osborne and Sean Pertwee (Gotham, Elementary) as Detective Inspector Lejeune.

Meet the Cast

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Rufus Sewell

Rufus Sewell is Mark Easterbrook, suave and sophisticated, Mark has everything a man could dream of: wealth, a beautiful home and an elegant, charming wife. Yet underneath the beautifully cut suits and the world class haircuts lies a deep and terrible grief that threatens to overwhelm him.

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Kaya Scodelario

Kaya Scodelario is Hermia Easterbrook, Mark Easterbrook’s second wife. Cultured, graceful and intelligent, a peerless hostess, Hermia has created an enviable perfect life, or that is she wants everyone to believe.

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Bertie Carvel

Bertie Carvel is Zachariah Osborne, a nervous, owlish, godly man. He owns a hardware shop on Goldhawk road, and believes in the dark arts.

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Sean Pertwee

Sean Pertwee is Inspector Lejeune. A proper copper. All gut and shrewdness and bloody-mindedness attention to detail. A nose for a wrong ‘un.

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Rita Tushingham

Rita Tushingham is Bella, outrageous, and ageless, she delights in making people uneasy. Bella completes the trio of witches living at the Pale Horse in the tiny village of Much Deeping.

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Sheila Atim

Sheila Atim is Thyrza Grey, one of the three witches living at The Pale Horse. An androgynous dandy with an unblinking regard as if she expects the very worse of everyone and is waiting for you to prove otherwise.

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Kathy Kiera Clarke

Kathy Kiera Clarke is Sybil Stamfordis, who lives with Thryza and Bella at The Pale Horse. Sybil has an un-nerving ability to read people’s ugliest thoughts and their strangest desires.

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Henry Lloyd-Hughes

Henry Lloyd-Hughes is David Ardingly, Mark’s godson, decadent and utterly beguiling. He believes life should be all pleasure and no duty, everything he wants should fall straight into his hand.

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James Fleet

James Fleet is Oscar Venables, patrician and solitary, Oscar has lived in Much Deeping all his life and has a connection to Mark Easterbrook that neither of them know about. Yet.

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Georgina Campbell

Georgina Campbell is Delphine Easterbrook, Mark Easterbrook’s first wife who died tragically young. Delphine grew up with very little and love changed everything, gave her a life she didn’t really know how to live. All she knew for certain, was that she wanted to make Mark happy.

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Madeleine Bowyer

Madeleine Bowyer is Jessie Davis. She works for Osborne and lives in a dingy bedsit. She dreams of romance and adventure. She’d do anything for a kind word.

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Claire Skinner

Claire Skinner is Yvonne Tuckerton – second wife and widow of Thomasina’s father, Yvonne is a rapacious street brawler hidden behind a brittle Jackie Kennedy veneer.

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Poppy Gilbert

Poppy Gilbert is Thomasina Tuckerton, the heiress to a fortune, Thomasina is raging and wild, delighting in shocking and embarrassing her family, especially her stepmother.

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Ellen Robertson

Ellen Robertson is Poppy, David Ardingly’s alluring but appalling girlfriend, a study in languorous ennui and barbed social cruelties.

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Sarah Woodward

Sarah Woodward is Clemency Ardingly, David’s aunt and one of Mark’s oldest friends. Kind and unfailingly generous to anyone and anything in need, especially abused donkeys.

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