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Victorian: Ex Edward Holcroft of Cressida Bonas (left) was photographed during the filming of the Netflix football drama The English Game in Manchester by Julian Fellowes on Sunday for the first time in Manchester
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Downtown Creator Julian Fellowes Abbey & # 39; s new football drama The English Game was first spotted in Manchester.

For the upcoming Netflix series, Cressida Bonas & Edward Holcroft and Line of Duty star Craig Parkinson saw unrecognizable as they transformed into Victorian characters in a Sunday park.

Edward, who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip for filming, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and a mustache.

Victorian: Ex Edward Holcroft of Cressida Bonas (left) was photographed during the filming of the Netflix football drama The English Game in Manchester by Julian Fellowes on Sunday for the first time in Manchester

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Victorian: Ex Edward Holcroft of Cressida Bonas (left) was photographed during the filming of the Netflix football drama The English Game in Manchester by Julian Fellowes on Sunday for the first time in Manchester

Meanwhile, Craig, who played Matthew Cotton in Line Of Duty, had a nice suit with a pocket watch.

He was wearing a handlebar mustache and aging hair as he threw a black padded jacket to stay warm between scenes.

During filming, a park in Manchester was transformed into a Victorian soccer field that saw teammates kicking a leather ball.

The upcoming drama about the six-part series, which follows the origins of football and examines how the game & # 39; reached the class division & # 39 ;.

Clever: Craig, who played Matthew Cotton in Line Of Duty, (left) wore a neat period suit with a pocket watch
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Clever: Craig, who played Matthew Cotton in Line Of Duty, (left) wore a neat period suit with a pocket watch

Clever: Craig, who played Matthew Cotton in Line Of Duty, (left) wore a neat period suit with a pocket watch

Suave: Edward (right), who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip to film, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

Suave: Edward (right), who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip to film, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

Suave: Edward (right), who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip to film, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

Suave: Edward (right), who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip to film, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

Suave: Edward (right), who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip to film, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

Ex-girlfriend: Cressida Bonas with Edward Holcroft at Wimbledon in 2015
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Ex-girlfriend: Cressida Bonas with Edward Holcroft at Wimbledon in 2015

Ex-girlfriend: Cressida Bonas with Edward Holcroft at Wimbledon in 2015

Before and after: Craig, who played in Line of Duty (left), wore a handlebar mustache and aging hair while throwing a black quilted jacket to stay warm between scenes (right)

Before and after: Craig, who played in Line of Duty (left), wore a handlebar mustache and aging hair while throwing a black quilted jacket to stay warm between scenes (right)

Everything changes: Craig looked very different in his new role

Everything changes: Craig looked very different in his new role

Before and after: Craig, who played in Line of Duty (left), wore a handlebar mustache and aging hair while throwing a black quilted jacket to stay warm between scenes (right)

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The series also plays a large number of English actors, including Charlotte Hope (Ramsay Bolton & # 39; s beloved Myranda in Game of Thrones), Gerard Kearns (shameless), Daniel Ings (The Crown), Henry Lloyd Hughes (The Inbetweeners), Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders) and Joncie Elmore (Downton Abbey).

Only limited details have been released about casting.

Bosses on Netflix said about the show: & # 39; The six-part drama maps the origins of football …. How those involved in the creation reached the limit to play the game as & # 39; to establish the world's most popular sport. & # 39;

Julian meanwhile: & # 39; There is an extraordinary deviation that football, originally conceived by public school boys in Eton, to be played by their own rules, becomes this game that dominates the world …

New drama: Edward, who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip for filming, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

New drama: Edward, who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip for filming, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

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New drama: Edward, who also played in Kingsman, wore a traditional football strip for filming, including white pants and a turquoise top while wearing a beard and mustache

& # 39; As the game spread, it became less tenable for Etonians to reserve football for themselves. The clubs that rise in the industrial Midlands and the North become the true representatives of the game. & # 39;

Edward Holcroft previously dated Prince Harry's ex-Cressida Bonas and the couple began dating in 2015.

But the Cressida family reportedly rejected her new love when they were hanged on Prince Harry.

A kick: during filming, a park in Manchester was transformed into a Victorian soccer field where teammates kicked a leather ball

A kick: during filming, a park in Manchester was transformed into a Victorian soccer field where teammates kicked a leather ball

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A kick: during filming, a park in Manchester was transformed into a Victorian soccer field where teammates kicked a leather ball

Football: the upcoming drama about the six-part series, which follows the origins of football and examines how the game & # 39; reached the class division & # 39;

Football: the upcoming drama about the six-part series, which follows the origins of football and examines how the game & # 39; reached the class division & # 39;

Football: the upcoming drama about the six-part series, which follows the origins of football and examines how the game & # 39; reached the class division & # 39;

While Craig Parkinson followed a cult playing DI Matthew & # 39; Dot & # 39; Cotton in the BBC Line of Duty from Jed Mercurio.

He lives with his wife Susan Lynch in Gloucestershire and also played in Charlie Brooker & # 39; s Black Mirror full length feature.

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It comes when Julian Fellowes new show Belgravia is also in production that ends up on ITV.

The upcoming series includes scenes from various beautiful Victorian locations, including London, Edinburgh, Bath and Northumberland.

While the award-winning creative team at Downton Abbey will be reunited for the adaptation of his novel, also called Belgravia, including the production of Colin Wratten by Killing Eve.

Contest: the stars of the upcoming Netflix drama have been transformed into Victorian characters

Contest: the stars of the upcoming Netflix drama have been transformed into Victorian characters

Contest: the stars of the upcoming Netflix drama have been transformed into Victorian characters

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