Jaw-dropping: Elizabeth Hurley was putting on a sizzling display in a plunging yellow swimsuit on Friday as she took to Instagram to share a gorgeous sunbathing snap

Elizabeth Hurley was putting on a sizzling display in a plunging yellow swimsuit on Friday as she took to Instagram to share a gorgeous sunbathing snap.

The 53-year-old British actress flaunted her ample cleavage in the daring low-cut one piece as she perched on a chair in the blazing sunshine.

Elizabeth’s getaway came following reports that her TV series The Royals had been cancelled by E! after four seasons.

Elizabeth was not one to shy away from highlighting her incredible curves as she sported the low-cut yellow swimsuit with string finish.

Rocking aviator sunglasses the ex-girlfriend of Hollywood superstar Hugh Grant had her honeyed tresses tumbling down her back as she showcased her effortless holiday tan.

She captioned the post: ‘Happy Weekend,’ as she comfortable perched on the edge of a basket seat in the blazing summer sunshine.

Series abdication: Her beach outing came following the news that her TV series The Royals has been cancelled by the E! network after four seasons

Elizabeth’s beach outing came following the news that her TV show The Royals – in which she portrayed Queen Helena Henstridge – has been axed by the E! network after four seasons.

‘E! will not be moving forward with another season of The Royals, which launched in 2015 as the network’s first original scripted series,’ the network said in a statement provided on Thursday to Deadline.

‘Over four seasons, The Royals took viewers behind the palace gates on a scandalous journey filled with twists and turns. We are grateful to the cast and our producing partners at Lionsgate and Universal Cable Productions.’

It is believed producing studio Lionsgate TV has been in talks with sister cable network Pop, a co-venture between Lionsgate and CBS, about a potential fifth season.

The Royals creator and showrunner Mark Schwahn, 52, was fired in December following allegations of sexual misconduct from multiple women.

25 women from The Royals and 18 women from his former show One Tree Hill accused Schwahn of repeated unwanted sexual harassment.

Schwahn was fired after season four completed production and the show’s last episode, which he wrote and directed, aired on May 13.

The creator: Mark Schwahn, shown in November 2015, was fired last December as showrunner of The Royals following multiple allegations of sexual harassment

Last year, Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton and a number of female members of the One Tree Hill cast released a statement describing his alleged harassment.

Part of their lengthy open letter read: ‘All of the female cast members of One Tree Hill have chosen this forum to stand together in support of Audrey Wauchope and one another.

‘To use terminology that has become familiar as thesystemic reality of sexual harassment and assault has come more and more to light, Mark Schwahn’s behaviour over the duration of the filming of One Tree Hill was something of an ‘open secret.’

‘Many of us were, to varying degrees, manipulated psychologically and emotionally. More than one of us is still in treatment for post-traumatic stress.

‘Many of us were put in uncomfortable positions and had to swiftly learn to fight back, sometimes physically, because it was made clear to us that the supervisors in the room were not the protectors they were supposed to be.

New palace: Lionsgate TV tweeted that it was looking for a ‘new palace’ for The Royals

Royal drama: Manpreet Bachu as Ashok, Ukweli Roach as Marcus, Merritt Patterson as Ophelia, William Moseley as Prince Liam, Lydia Rose Bewley as Penelope, Jake Maskall as Cyrus, Sophie Colquhoun as Gemma, Hatty Preston as Maribel, Elizabeth Hurley as Queen Helena, Oliver Milburn as Ted, Vincent Regan as King Simon, Alexandra Park as Princess Eleanor and Tom Austen as Jasper are shown in a season one promo still

‘Many of us were spoken to in ways that ran the spectrum from deeply upsetting, to traumatising, to downright illegal.

‘And a few of us were put in positions where we felt physically unsafe. More than one woman on our show had her career trajectory threatened.’

The Royals started as a loose adaptation of the Michelle Ray novel Falling For Hamlet and each episode was named from a line of dialogue from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

The series followed a fictional contemporary British royal family.

The studio has been using the UK royal family as inspiration and had been searching for a new showrunner amid new interest following the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

LionsGate TV took to Twitter to confirm they were searching for a spot for season five.

‘#Loyals, thank you so much for your undying loyalty. We’re hard at work trying to find a new palace for this monarchy! Keep tweeting #LongLiveTheRoyals,’ the TV provider tweeted.

Good times: William, Elizabeth, Mark, Alexandra and Tom are shown in November 2015 promoting season two of The Royals