Marc Warren joins cast of BBC One’s The Musketeers for second series

Marc Warren

Filming on the BBC One Sunday night hit drama, The Musketeers, has got underway in Prague this week for a second series, with Marc Warren (Hustle, Mad Dogs) joining the cast to play the Comte De Rochefort, a dashing and persuasive aristocrat with a talent for sword fighting and a taste for adventure.

The first series premiered in January this year and proved a successful addition to the channel’s line-up, with a series average of 6.3 million across the 10 episodes, and the opening episode being the BBC’s third highest drama launch in the past decade. The Musketeers is also thrilling audiences across the globe, so far sold to 20 broadcasters who will transmit in 78 countries.

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The Musketeers confirmed for second series on BBC One

A second series of BBC One’s fresh and contemporary take on the classic Alexandre Dumas characters has been commissioned following an impressive launch. With a consolidated audience of 9.3 million for episode one of The Musketeers, this makes it the BBC’s biggest new drama launch since Call The Midwife.

Set on the streets of 17th-century Paris where law and order is more an idea than reality, the series follows The Musketeers who are far more than King Louis XIII’s personal bodyguards, but ultimately stand resolutely for social justice: for honour, for valour, for love and for the thrill of it.

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The Musketeers – Episode 4

The Muskateers

When Aramis’s old friend Marsac, a former musketeer, unexpectedly returns to Paris, the Musketeers are thrown into turmoil fully aware that they should report him for desertion. His appearance coincides with the royal visit of the king’s beloved sister and her husband, the Duke of Savoy, whom the Musketeers must protect.

The Musketeers – Episode 3


The Musketeers are dispatched to Le Havre to collect the infamous merchant trader and explorer Bonnaire and bring him back to Paris to be reprimanded for breaking France’s trade treaty.

This straightforward mission soon descends into a treacherous battle as they must defeat Bonnaire’s surprising number of enemies.

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