Paul Mescal plays Connell opposite Daisy Edgar-Jones' Marianne in the BBC's TV version of Normal People. The television newcomer has now shared his take on a pivotal moment between their two alter egos.
The 24-year-old got candid about one particular scene, during an interview and self-isolated shoot with Mr Porter.
The actor addressed how Marianne and Connell first get intimate, with his alter ego checking in to see if she was okay and sure she wanted to have sex.
"I think that moment is incredibly sexy," Paul commented.
He continued: "It could have appeared really sanitised, like: look at this character doing the right thing.
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Normal People cast: Paul Mescal has opened up about a pivotal scene (Image: BBC)
Normal People cast: Paul Mescal plays Connell in the BBC series (Image: BBC)
"But, of course, he is doing the right thing."
It is the first of many saucy scenes for the duo, with Paul stripping down to his birthday suit for the role.
On baring all, he stated: "I’m proud about the work, so I think that kind of eases the tension.
"There’s going to