Lara Pulver on playing femme fatales and filming sex scenes with Dominic Cooper

The Fleming and Sherlock actress tells about portraying the Bond creator's relationship with Ann O'Neill and unravelling her strong, female characters


Lara Pulver has always had a taste for playing femme fatales, from her infamous turn as Irene Adler in Sherlock to racy Clarice Orsini in Da Vinci’s Demons. She’s currently on our screens as the original Bond girl – Ann O’Neill – in Sky Atlantic’s flash four-part drama, Fleming.


Brimming with glamorous costumes and tempestuous romance, the series explores the real-life exploits of 007 creator Ian Fleming (played by Dominic Cooper) and his fiery other half. caught up with Lara to hear all about filming awkward, intimate scenes and exploring beneath the mask of her powerful characters. Take a look below… 

Fleming continues tonight at 9:00pm on Sky Atlantic