In a bid to assist cease MS, Alun is starring alongside Sport Of Thrones’ Equipment Harington and extra within the MS Society’s new ‘Workforce Cease MS’ marketing campaign movie
Alun Armstrong spoke of “promising” progress within the combat in opposition to a number of sclerosis as he stars in a movie elevating funds to combat it.
The star of TV reveals together with Breeders and New Methods is becoming a member of a number of celebrities and the MS Society as they attempt to discover options to the situation.
Alun mentioned: “You would say that I’ve been residing with MS – due to my sister – for 40 odd years.
“Anyone who’s related with MS and is aware of somebody with it is aware of what a extremely debilitating and horrible situation it may be, particularly with so many younger folks scuffling with it.
“Your speedy response is at all times ‘is there no drugs to cease this, is there no assist that may be given?'”
He continued: “I had an uncle who had MS once I was little or no and he died fairly younger. Seeing the impression was heartbreaking.
“I used to be so fearful that my sister would find yourself like my uncle, and I simply stored hoping there could be some actual scientific breakthroughs found so she didn’t find yourself like that.
“There didn’t appear to be something for a extremely very long time however even in the previous couple of years issues have been found which have actually helped my sister – each immediately with MS and with circumstances associated to it like migraines.
“She has been prescribed a number of new medicines over the previous couple of years and I’d say she’s improved not less than 50% due to these new discoveries.”
Alun, 74, hopes there might be an excellent greater breakthrough quickly for victims together with his sister who’s in her mid-Seventies, and added: “MS could be very near my coronary heart and being in Workforce Cease MS means lots to me.
“We’re at a juncture within the combat in opposition to MS the place the long run seems actually promising. And from what the scientists inform us, we’re on the verge of some actually important breakthroughs find therapies to Cease MS.”
In a bid to assist cease a number of sclerosis (MS), Alun is starring alongside Sport Of Thrones star Equipment Harington, Rose Leslie and Andy Serkis within the MS Society’s new ‘Workforce Cease MS’ marketing campaign movie which launches immediately(WEDS).
It’s the first time the married couple Equipment and Rose have appeared on display collectively because the finish of the hit sequence of Sport Of Thrones.
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However removed from being star-struck, Alun admitted: “I hadn’t watched Sport of Thrones earlier than so I hadn’t seen Equipment in it and wouldn’t actually have recognised him, however after all I’d heard of him so once I heard we have been doing a scene collectively that was fairly intriguing! And he turned out to be a pleasant younger man.”
The Workforce Cease MS marketing campaign video additionally options Lord Of The Rings star Andy Serkis, chef Ainsley Harriott, radio DJ Scott Mills and comic Ivo Graham.
All of these concerned have a “shut private connection” to MS, the charity mentioned.
The video reveals all of them auditioning to grow to be a fundraiser for the charity. On the finish of the clip, a narrator mentioned: “Be a part of Workforce Cease MS. No audition wanted.”
* You will discover out extra in regards to the marketing campaign go to www.mssociety.org.uk/team-stop-ms
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