“There should be a MonChevy spin-off which is the two of us, basically,” he tells RadioTimes.com.
“And I always joked to Evan, I said it should be completely different to Versailles. It should be a live studio audience, it should be a sitcom – a Friends-type thing. And half-an-hour episodes of us just getting into nonsense.”
That’s not his only bright idea. Versailles was recently named Radio Times Drama Champion, and with such a dedicated fanbase, the actor reckons they could continue the story with King Louis XIV’s heir the Dauphin.
“We set up the end of the season, Louis XV,” he explains. “It could always be made into something like American Horror Story, you know. You could have the same characters come back, play different parts, and set it in a different period. We could do Marie Antoinette…”