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Mark Rylance on playing Rudolf Abel

Olivier award-winning actor Mark Rylance plays Newcastle-born Russian spy Rudolf Abel in the new Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies - and he has told BBC Breakfast it was a tricky job to get the accent just right.

And just when he thought he had got it spot on, he was given a late bit of advice from superstar singer Sting.

He spoke to Breakfast's Bill Turnbull about the movie, based on a true story about the Cold War.

  • 23 Nov 2015
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