Season 2 of The Royals premiered on November 15, 2015. The season finale aired on January 17, 2016.


Season 2 follows four plots:

  1. Who was responsible for the assassination of King Simon
  2. The mysterious Domino organization
  3. Liam and Eleanor’s illegitimacy
  4. Relationship drama


William Moseley as Prince Liam
Elizabeth Hurley as Queen Helena
Alexandra Park as Princess Eleanor
Tom Austen as Jasper Frost
Oliver Milburn as Ted Pryce
Jake Maskall as King Cyrus

Recurring Cast

Vincent Regan as The late King Simon Henstridge, seen in flashbacks/as a ghost of imagination.
Joan Collins as Grand Duchess of Oxford, the scheming mother of Queen Helena.
Rocky Marshall as James Hill, new detail to the Princess.
Andrew Cooper as Twysden Beckwith, Beck, childhood friend of Prince Liam's and possibly the love of Princess Eleanor's life.
Poppy Corby-Tuech as Prudence, the soon-to-be mother of heir to the throne.
Andrew Bicknell as Lucius, loyal henchman to King Cyrus, previously Queen Helena.
Victoria Ekanoye as Rachel, Queen Helena's new assistant.
Manpreet Bachu as Ashok, longtime friend of Prince Liam.
Stephanie Vogt as Daphne Pryce, the ghost of Ted Pryce's imagination.
Sarah Dumont as Samantha Cook, a new friend of Eleanor's, Mandy.
Lydia Rose Bewley as Penelope Henstridge, daughter of King Cyrus.
Jerry-Jane Pears as Maribel Henstridge, daughter of King Cyrus.
Laila Rouass as Deputy Prime Minister Rani, eager candidate for Prime Minister, who wants to end the monarchy.
Scott Maslen as James Holloway, Prime Minister of England.
Simon Thomas as Nigel Moorefield, anti-monarchist conspiring with Queen Helena to thwart King Cyrus.
Leanne Joyce as Imogen, a friend of the Princess from rehab.
Keeley Hazell as Violet, maid to King Cyrus, whom he develops feelings for.
Genevieve Gaunt as Wilhelmina Moreno, friend and possible love interest of the Prince.
Ben Cura as Holden Avery, friend of the Prince.
Alex Felton as Ivan Avery, friend of the Prince.

Guest starring

Merritt Patterson as Ophelia Pryce, Liam's love who lives in New York, and Ted Pryce's only child.
Tom Ainsley as Nick Roane, Ophelia's ex-boyfriend.
Noah Huntley as Captain Alistair Lacey, the love of Queen Helena's life.
Jim Piddock as Truman
Geoffrey McGivern as Winston Moody

Trivia Edit

  • E!'s announced on January 15, 2015, that the series had been renewed for a second season, two months before its debut.


No. Image Title Production Original Airdate U.S. viewers
1 201 Helena and Alexandra It Is Not, nor It Cannot Come to Good Written by: Mark Schwahn
Directed by:
Mark Schwahn
November 15, 2015 0.84
2 202 Eleanor and Liam Welcome Is Fashion and Ceremony Written by: Michael Lange
Directed by:
Mark Schwahn
November 22, 2015 0.73
3 203 Liam and Ophelia Is Not This Something More Than Fantasy? Written by: Mark Schwahn
Directed by:
Tom Vaughan/
November 29, 2015 0.53
4 204 Helena, Liam, and Eleanor What, Has This Thing Appear'd Again Tonight? Written by: Mark Schwahn
Directed by:
Mark Schwahn
December 6, 2015 0.63
5 205Simon and Cyrus The Spirit That I Have Seen Written by: Julia Cohen
Directed by:
Tom Vaughan
December 13, 2015 0.65
6 206 Liam and Eleanor Doubt Truth to Be a Liar Written by: Johnny Richardson
Directed by:
Tara Nicole Weyr
December 20, 2015 0.71
7 207 Helena and Eleanor Taint Not Thy Mind, nor Let Thy Soul Contrive Against Thy Mother Written by: Scarlett Lacey
Directed by:
James Lafferty
December 27, 2015 0.67
8 208 Duchie Be All My Sins Remembered Written by: Mark Schwahn
Directed by:
Mark Schwahn
January 3, 2016 0.82
9 209 Helena and Cyrus And Then It Started Like a Guilty Thing Written by: Les Butler
Directed by:
Mark Schwahn
January 10, 2016 0.81
10 210 Helena and Eleanor The Serpent That Did Sting Thy Father's Life Written by: Mark Schwahn
Directed by:
Mark Schwahn
January 17, 2016 0.85