Paul Mescal surprised contestants on Sky Art’s hit competition series Portrait Artist of the Year.
During tonight’s episode, the Normal People actor appears on the show as a celebrity sitter.
In a teaser clip, the contestants look delighted as Paul walks into the room.
One of the painters even says: “My friends are going to be SO jealous!”
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For the seventh series of PAOTY, aspiring artists compete to see who has what it takes to impress a group of celebrity sitters and judges to be crowned the winner.
Throughout the series, 24 celebrity sitters from the worlds of stage, screen, sport and music become the subject for this year’s painters.
The celebrity sitters include: Pam Hogg (Fashion Designer), Ray Blk (Musician), James Nesbitt (Actor), Katie Piper (Model/TV Presenter), Robert Rinder (TV Personality), Don Letts (Film Director/Musician), Fay Ripley (Actor), Ncuti Gatwa (Actor), Lady Anne Glenconner; Mirren Mack (Actor), Sir Trevor McDonald, The Vivienne (TV Personality), Paul Mescal (Actor), Sian Clifford (Actor), Eddie Marsan (Actor), Deborah James (Radio Presenter), Eamonn Walker (Actor), Melanie Sykes (TV Presenter), David Haig (Actor), Jane Horrocks (Actor), Kwame Kwei Armah (Actor), Katherine Grainger (Sports Personality), Fred Sirieix (TV Personality).
Paul Mescal’s episode of Portrait Artist of the Year airs tonight at 8PM on Sky Arts and NOW TV.