Game of Thrones star Richard Madden will play gamekeeper Oliver Mellors in BBC 1 adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

Madden played Robb Stark in the HBO fantasy series, Game of Thrones and he will star opposite Holliday Grainger (The Borgias) who plays Lady Chatterley.

James Norton, who starred opposite Sarah Lancashire in BBC 1’s Happy Valley plays Lady Chatterley’s war-wounded husband Sir Clifford Chatterley.

Jed Mercurio directed the second series of BBC 2’s Line of Duty, and he will also direct the new 90-minute drama.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover will air as one of a series of classic 20th century literature adaptations next year.