Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Tompkinson & More Join Sky1’s ‘Trollied’

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Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter), Stephen Tompkinson (DCI Banks), Jack Carroll (Britain’s Got Talent) and Aisling Bea have joined the cast of Sky1’s original comedy series Trollied for its upcoming fourth season.

Created by Anne Marie O’Connor, Paul Doolan and Ash Atalla, Trollied is based in a budget supermarket in the North West and follows the everyday lives of the store’s staff. The comedy series is produced for Sky1 by Roughcut TV and stars Jason Watkins, Rita May, Carl Rice, Beverly Rudd, Lorraine Cheshire, Faye Mckeever, Victor McGuire and Dominic Coleman.

Margolyes has joined the cast as Rose, Colin’s nan who has decided to get a job on the tills at Valco; Tompkinson as Brian, Valco’s new pharmacist who has pretentions to be a doctor, although Valco’s new pharmacy counter is the closest he’ll get; Carroll as Harry, who at the age of 16 is Valco’s newest – and smartest – employee, the only problem is that he know it; and Bea as Charlotte, the hopeless daughter and heiress of the man who owns Valco and daddy has decided that Gavin is the one to show her the ropes.

“We’re really pleased that Trollied will be back for a fourth series on Sky 1″, said Jon Mountague, Sky’s Commissioning Editor. “Customers certainly have a treat in store as we welcome some great new additions to our favourite supermarket Valco.”

While Miriam Margolyes added: “I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of Trollied, such a popular and well-loved series. I can’t wait to get stuck in to playing the part of Rose – she’s blunt, straight talking and mischievous; you could say – no acting required!”