Actor Sean Bean visits Leeds Royal Armouries to present TV show

Sean Bean on a visit to the Royal Armouries.
Sean Bean on a visit to the Royal Armouries.
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YORKSHIRE actor Sean Bean paid a visit to the Royal Armouries in Leeds to film for a forthcoming documentary on the Battle of Waterloo.

Mr Bean was shown Napoleonic objects from the Royal Armouries collection and spoke to expert curators about the battle during his visit. The documentary, to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle, will also feature the actor witnessing the cavalry tactics used and firing a black-powder rifle of the type carried by soldiers in 1815. It will be shown on the History Channel.

For details go to www.royalarmouries.org.

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