By Raven Saunt For Mailonline
Published: 08:57 BST, 17 September 2020 | Updated: 08:57 BST, 17 September 2020
This is the heart-warming moment a stray dog was caught on camera interrupting a street performance to comfort an actor pretending to be hurt.
Numan Ertuğrul Uzunsoy was lying on the floor and feigning injury during a theatrical scene in Turkey.
But it wasn't long before an inquisitive canine wandered on to the stage, curled up beside him and started licking his face - much to the delight of the audience.
In the clip, which was recorded earlier this month, Mr Uzunsoy can be seen in a striped shirt, black trousers and leather boots alongside the rest of his troupe.
Two of his fellow actors lower him down toward the ground as he fakes an injury and begins breathing heavily.
The stray dog, which appears to be a cross-breed, then appears at the top of the screen with his tail wagging before meandering across the impromptu stage toward Mr Uzunsoy.
It sits down beside the actor's head before nuzzling excitedly at his chin.
Numan Ertuğrul Uzunsoy was lying