Sophie Skelton (Foyle’s War) will play the role of Brianna in the second season of hit drama Outlander it has been announced.
Brianna is the striking daughter of the lead characters Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), who both reprise their roles in the new season. Skelton’s previous credits include Foyle’s War, Doctors, Waterloo Road and Casualty.
The new season begins as Claire and Jamie arrive in France determined to infiltrate the Jacobite rebellion and stop the Battle of Culloden. Thrown into the lavish world of French society, political gains prove tricky as they endeavour to alter the course of history, amid challenges weighing on the fabric of their relationship. Armed with knowledge of what lies ahead, Claire and Jamie must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising, and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it.
Returning stars for the second season include Tobias Menzies (Casino Royale), Graham McTavish (The Hobbit, Creed, Rambo), Gary Lewis (Gangs of New York, Filth), Duncan Lacroix (Vikings, Game of Thrones) and Rosie Day (The Seasoning House).
Outlander season 2 will launch exclusively in the UK on Amazon Prime Video this April 2016. Preview the new season below: