“You know you’ve picked a fancy center when Hugh Bonneville volunteered!” John Bishop, 54, shares a selfie with Downton Star before getting his Covid vaccine
- The two stars met at Midhurst Riverbank Medical Center
- Downton Abbey star Hugh, 57, volunteered there during the pandemic
- In a selfie shared on Instagram, John and Hugh smile with big smiles
- John, 54, joked: ‘You know you’ve picked a chic center when Hugh signs up’
John Bishop was greeted by none other than Hugh Bonneville when he arrived at a vaccination center to get his coronavirus vaccination.
The two stars shared selfies on their respective social media accounts after the surprise meeting at Midhurst Riverbank Medical Center.
Hugh, 57, volunteers at his local center to help fight the coronavirus during the pandemic.
Thumbs up! John Bishop was greeted by none other than Hugh Bonneville when he arrived at a vaccination center to get his coronavirus vaccination
Alongside a photo of himself and Hugh, John wrote, ‘You know you’ve picked a chic center when Hugh Bonneville signs up here!
Meanwhile, Hugh shared a similar photo, writing, ‘My turn to ask for a selfie. @nobleandstace and I had to start our welcome game when the one and only @ johnbish100 arrived for his #MidhurstPharmacy #vaccination vaccination. ‘
Hugh was wearing a yellow hi-vis jacket and a face mask, which he pulled down for the photo opportunity with John – who was socially distant.
Let me take a selfie: The two stars shared selfies on their respective social media accounts after the surprise meeting at Midhurst Pharmacy’s vaccine site
The Downton star put his thumbs up for the camera in John’s photo, while they both laughed at the photo.
Hugh previously received his own COVID-19 shot while working as a volunteer vaccine marshall at the center.
He shared a photo of himself getting vaccinated proudly wearing his volunteer T-shirt and showing his thumb.
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Hugh has volunteered at Midhurst Riverbank Medical Center in West Sussex, England, and posted on Instagram how proud he was to help during the pandemic.
His caption indicated that he had received an AstraZeneca vaccination.
John joins an ever-growing list of celebrities who have gotten their Covid vaccines, including BGT star Susan Boyle, 59, and former Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton, 41.
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Piers Morgan, 56, Sir David Attenborough, 94, Sir Ian McKellen, 81, and GBBO judge Prue Leith, 80, have all gotten their shot too.
Michael Eavis, 85, Lionel Blair, 92, and Marty Wilde, 81, are among the other stars who have announced they’ve had the coronavirus shot.
Ministers pledged to distribute vaccines to all 32 million in the top nine priority groups – including unpaid carers – by the end of April.
Having the last laugh: Piers even joked that his vaccine wasn’t ‘as painful as working with Susanna Reid’ (pictured together on Good Morning Britain)