Hugh Bonneville volunteering as marshal at coronavirus vaccination centre

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Hugh Bonneville has revealed he is working as a volunteer marshal at a coronavirus vaccination centre.

The Downton Abbey star, 57, shared an image of him being given the AstraZeneca jab at the West Sussex centre.

He said he is “delighted” to be part of the team in Midhurst.

He wrote on Instagram: “Midhurst’s Riverbank Medical Centre started vaccinating last week. Today Midhurst Pharmacy, led by Raj Rohilla, joined the rollout in north West Sussex.”

Alongside an image of him with others working at the centre, he added: “With former nurse Jo Wiltshire (left), Raj and retired GPs Andrew Douglas & Madelaine Litchfield (who gave me my AstraZeneca jab).”

“Delighted to be part of the support team as a volunteer marshall. I get to wear hi viz and everything.”

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Hugh Bonneville (Isabel Infantes/PA)

A number of other famous faces praised his actions.

Broadcaster Ben Fogle replied: “Well done. Love this Hugh.”

TV presenter Eamonn Holmes wrote: “Stay Well Hugh.”

Bonneville joins other celebrities in getting the vaccine including naturalist Sir David Attenborough, actor Sir Ian McKellen and Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith.