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Claire Danes joins husband Hugh Dancy at The Essex Serpent special screening

Claire Danes exudes glamour in a glittering gown as she joins husband Hugh Dancy at The Essex Serpent special screening

Claire Danes ensured all eyes were on her on Sunday as she attended The Essex Serpent special screening in the Ham Yard Hotel, London.

The actress, 43, dazzled in a black sequinned gown that was emblazoned with a glittering orange dragon.

She wore her blonde locks in a sleek bob and added a pair of jade green earrings as she posed next to her husband Hugh Dancy, who looked smart in a black suit.

Incredible: Claire Danes ensured all eyes were on her on Sunday at The Essex Serpent special screening in the Ham Yard Hotel, London that she attended with her husband Hugh Dancy

Claire was joined at the event by her co-star Tom Hiddleston, 41, who looked as handsome as ever in a black suit layered over a white shirt.

His brown hair was artfully tousled, and he finished off his dapper look with a designer watch and shiny black shoes.

Also in attendance was Clemence Poesy who looked effortlessly stylish in a black blazer over a white T-shirt and blue jeans.

Eye-catching: The actress, 43, dazzled in a black sequinned gown that was emblazoned with an orange snake to represent the TV series

Eye-catching: The actress, 43, dazzled in a black sequinned gown that was emblazoned with an orange snake to represent the TV series

The Harry Potter star elevated her height in a pair of black platform boots and wore her blonde tresses in a blunt bob.

Michael Jibson arrived in a casual outfit, made up of a navy jacket over a blue shirt and black jeans, paired with white trainers.

Joining them was Clio Barnard, who was the picture of elegance in a black silk gown which boasted a tie-up neck.

Dashing: Claire was joined by her co-star Tom Hiddleston, 41, who looked as handsome as ever in a black suit layered over a white shirt

Dashing: Claire was joined by her co-star Tom Hiddleston, 41, who looked as handsome as ever in a black suit layered over a white shirt

Handsome: His brown hair was artfully tousled, and he finished off his dapper look with a designer watch and shiny black shoes

Handsome: His brown hair was artfully tousled, and he finished off his dapper look with a designer watch and shiny black shoes

On trend: Also in attendance was Clemence Poesy who looked effortlessly stylish in a black blazer over a white T-shirt and blue jeans

On trend: Also in attendance was Clemence Poesy who looked effortlessly stylish in a black blazer over a white T-shirt and blue jeans

Flawless: The Harry Potter star elevated her height in a pair of black platform boots and wore her blonde tresses in a blunt bob

Flawless: The Harry Potter star elevated her height in a pair of black platform boots and wore her blonde tresses in a blunt bob

She wore black sandals and added a pair of bright yellow earrings to add a pop of colour to the monotone outfit.

Meanwhile, Patrick Walters cut a dashing figure in a white shirt with a blue wave patterned, which he teamed with brown trousers.

Frank Dillane followed in a tailored brown blazer, with matching trousers and a mint green shirt.

Stylish: Michael Jibson arrived in a casual outfit, made up of a navy jacket over a blue shirt and black jeans, paired with white trainers

Stylish: Michael Jibson arrived in a casual outfit, made up of a navy jacket over a blue shirt and black jeans, paired with white trainers

Glamorous: Joining them was Clio Barnard, who was the picture of elegance in a black silk gown which boasted a tie-up neck

Glamorous: Joining them was Clio Barnard, who was the picture of elegance in a black silk gown which boasted a tie-up neck

The Essex Serpent follows London widow Cora Seaborne (Danes) who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent.

She forms an unlikely bond with the village vicar (Hiddleston), but when tragedy strikes, locals accuse her of attracting the creature.

Mother-of-two Claire replaced Keira Knightley in the role when the actress had to withdraw for ‘family reasons’. 

Casual: Meanwhile, Patrick Walters cut a dashing figure in a white shirt with a blue wave patterned, which he teamed with brown trousers

Smart: Meanwhile, Patrick Walters cut a dashing figure in a white shirt with a blue wave patterned, which he teamed with brown trousers

Casual: Meanwhile, Patrick Walters cut a dashing figure in a white shirt with a blue wave patterned, which he teamed with brown trousers

A representative for the star confirmed that she decided to pull out of the project over childcare concerns for two daughters, Edie and Delilah

The spokesperson told the Daily Mail at the time: ‘There wasn’t a comfortable scenario for Keira that could be put in place for an extended period of childcare required for the four-and-a-half-month production.’

The series is set for release on Apple TV+ on May 13. 

Coming soon: The Essex Serpent follows a widowed woman who relocates from London because of a small town's stories of a mythical creature

Coming soon: The Essex Serpent follows a widowed woman who relocates from London because of a small town’s stories of a mythical creature

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