Sean Bean would love to continue playing Sharpe

October 29th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Oct 29 (ANI): Actor Sean Bean, whos set to appear again in the India-set drama series, Sharpes Peril, has spoken of his love for the series, insisting that he would to play the part in future as well.

Sharpes Peril, the much-admired ITV1 drama series, is about a fictional British officer in the Napoleonic wars.

And despite a flourishing Hollywood film career, the British actor still wants to return for at least one more adventure.

When the series appeared to have come to an end in 1997, I kept Sharpes uniform and sword in a wardrobe at home in London, vaguely hoping wed go again, The Daily Express quoted Sean, as saying.

He added: So when Sharpes Challenge got the go-ahead in 2006, I could have popped on a plane to India in an instant! Though whether Id have got that sword through customs is another matter.

In an interview with Radio Times, the Lord Of The Rings star said that he is hoping to continue in the swashbuckling role.

I hope we continue for many years to come. Theres a follow-on story crying out to be told about Sharpe tracking down his daughter Antonia in South America, the thread for which begins in Sharpes Peril. Id be disappointed if we didnt film that. (ANI)

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