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The Pursuit Of Love FIRST LOOK: Lily James stars with Andrew Scott in the romantic comedy

The Pursuit Of Love FIRST LOOK: Lily James looks stylish in a pink floral shirt and a pencil skirt as she joins dapper Andrew Scott in the romantic comedy

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Lily James and Andrew Scott featured in first look images for BBC One’s The Pursuit Of Love, which were released on Thursday.

The actress, 31, stars as lead Linda Radlett, a charismatic woman in search of a husband in Europe between the two World Wars.

Transforming into her character, Lily put on a stylish display in a dark pink floral shirt and a dark brown pencil skirt that perfectly matched the era.

The Pursuit Of Love FIRST LOOK: Lily James looked stylish in a pink floral shirt and a pencil skirt in the romantic comedy, in snaps shared on Thursday

Lily’s brunette locks were styled into marcel waves, and she also used a light palette of make-up to finish off her look.

Andrew, who is set to appear as Lord Merlin in the show, looked dapper in an open-collared pink shirt and grey trousers.

While it’s unclear how Andrew’s character may feature in Lily’s protagonist’s life, she was seen living a life of luxury and partying in her pursuit of love.

One snap from the comedy saw Linda lapping up attention at a raucous party as she danced around in a white slip dress.

Big names: Lily is also joined by Andrew Scott in the show, which is based on Nancy Mitford¿s 1945 novel of the same name

Big names: Lily is also joined by Andrew Scott in the show, which is based on Nancy Mitford’s 1945 novel of the same name

Pursuit of love: Lily stars as a charismatic woman in search of a husband in Europe between the two World Wars, as she embraces her freedom and party-going ways

Pursuit of love: Lily stars as a charismatic woman in search of a husband in Europe between the two World Wars, as she embraces her freedom and party-going ways

Close: Written and directed by Emily Mortimer, the romantic comedy also features Emily Beecham (R) as Linda's best friend Fanny Logan who is also in search of a husband

Close: Written and directed by Emily Mortimer, the romantic comedy also features Emily Beecham (R) as Linda’s best friend Fanny Logan who is also in search of a husband

The series is based on Nancy Mitford’s 1945 novel of the same name, which is based on the author and her family’s real life experiences and is part of a trilogy.

Written and directed by Emily Mortimer, the romantic comedy also features Emily Beecham as Linda’s best friend Fanny Logan who is also in search of a husband.

The pair’s friendship is put through the ringer when Fanny decides to settle down while Linda pursues a life of wild parties in places around the world.

Tension: The pair's friendship is put through the ringer when Fanny decides to settle down while Linda pursues a life of wild parties in places around the world

Tension: The pair’s friendship is put through the ringer when Fanny decides to settle down while Linda pursues a life of wild parties in places around the world

Plot: With the changing times Linda and Fanny's choices put them at odds as they question freedom, love, sex, and the human heart (Lily pictured with Assaad Bouab)

Plot: With the changing times Linda and Fanny’s choices put them at odds as they question freedom, love, sex, and the human heart (Lily pictured with Assaad Bouab)

With the changing times Linda and Fanny’s choices put them at odds as they question freedom, love, sex, and the human heart. 

Also appearing in the show is creator Emily as well as stars Dominic West, Dolly Wells, Shazad Latif and Freddie Fox.

The Pursuit of Love will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in 2021, while it’ll be released on Amazon Prime Video in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

A-list cast: Also appearing in the show is creator Emily as well as stars Dominic West, Dolly Wells, Shazad Latif and Freddie Fox

A-list cast: Also appearing in the show is creator Emily as well as stars Dominic West, Dolly Wells, Shazad Latif and Freddie Fox

One to watch: The Pursuit of Love will air on BBC One in 2021, while it'll be released on Amazon Prime Video in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (pictured, Emily Mortimer)

One to watch: The Pursuit of Love will air on BBC One in 2021, while it’ll be released on Amazon Prime Video in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (pictured, Emily Mortimer)

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