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For the well-known Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt, his new series Bloodlands shows his homeland in an unprecedented way

The action follows Tom Brannick (Nesbitt), a Northern Irish police officer who finds a suicide note in a car

It doesn’t take long before he realizes that this is an old case and he’s inseparable

For the actors, however, the story of The Troubles – a period of conflict in Northern Ireland that lasted about 30 years from the late 1960s to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 – was of paramount importance

Nesbitt told The Suns TV Mag in an exclusive chat that not only did he enjoy going home to film, but he also enjoyed the fact that Bloodlands is shown in a “different context”

“I love being back in Belfast I haven’t worked in Northern Ireland since The Secret [2016], “he explained

“And that in itself was one of the big attractions for me to be able to come back and also the first for Northern Ireland to be shown in a different context”

He added, “Yes the problems are part of it. But I think we’re showing Northern Ireland the good things about the deal, we’re showing people going out and partying – we don’t show much of the kind of fear in the country Community because Northern Ireland Ireland is really not that “

“I hope it will help people show empathy with the problems and the consequences of the problems and what the people of Northern Ireland have been through,” he cut in.

“And the real courage of the community that has now created this peace and prosperity that has allowed people like me to swim in there and do cop shows”

After a difficult year in the industry, Nesbitt recalls how much he loves his home and his job

“I love Northern Ireland I love acting and I want to be remembered as a Northern Irish actor who loved where he came from and loved his job,” he said

You can read the full interview on TV Mag, which is only available from The Sun every Saturday

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