Killing Eve became one of the most talked shows of last year, for its high impact drama and thrilling plotline surrounding assassin Villanelle.

This year, the smash hit show is back on the BBC for its second season and is set to introduce audiences to a whole new set of characters including MI6 agent Hugo.

So, want to find out everything we know about the actor who plays him? Read below to find out his age, previous roles, social media and more…

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Who plays Hugo in Killing Eve?

Playing Killing Eve newcomer Hugo is 25-year-old British actor Edward Bluemel.

The actor originally comes from Somerset and studied Acting at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

UK audiences can expect to Edward debut his role as Hugo sometime in June 2019, although the BBC has yet to confirm the new series air date.

Edward Bluemel

What else has he starred in?

Edward is already a pretty seasoned actor, having starred in Channel 4 drama Traitors, ITV series The Halcyon and Sky drama A Discovery of Witches.

Despite only being 25, the actor has already worked with some pretty big names, starring opposite Hollywood star Liam Neeson in the blockbuster The Commuter.

Aside from his film work, Edward also played Sean Wiley in the smash hit Netflix series Sex Education.

Edward Bluemel on Instagram

You can follow Edward on Instagram at @edwardbluemel where he was over 70,000 followers.

The 25-year-old posts lots of pics of his life as an actor, plus the occasional photo of his pet chicken!

Check out some of his best insta’ pics below…

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what my £1.49 lidl bhuna sees while it’s in the microwave

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✨my digestive system didn’t handle this meal that well✨

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just don’t look at the man’s speedos in the background x

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Alicia Lansom
Alicia Lansom

Journalism graduate and sparkling new addition to the Reality Titbit team. When she's not busy writing about all things telly related she’s most likely at the cinema, eating pizza or planning a trip away somewhere sunny.

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