Michael Ausiello
May 10, 2010 AT 12:00 PM EDT

Image Credit: Prashant Gupta/HBO; Inset: Mike Marsland/WireImage.comTrue Blood is dispatching a guardian angel to look after Sookie.

British actress Lara Pulver — best known from the BBC drama Robin Hood — has landed the recurring role of Sookie’s fairy godmother, Claudine.

I’ve never read Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire books, but I’m told that the character of Claudine plays a critical part in at least two of them.

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