Sir Sean Connery has made a return to the silver screen in a new film charting the history of St Andrews University.
Screen legend Connery will join director Murray Grigor OBE, and university principal Professor Louise Richardson in New York for the US premiere of the film ‘Ever to Excel.’
The lure of working on a film charting the university’s unique history proved irresistible to the Edinburgh-born actor who’s has rarely appeared on screen in the past 10 years.
Having initially agreed to narrate the film, Connery was then persuaded to appear on screen as his involvement with the project grew.
“When Louise Richardson invited me to collaborate on a film to mark our 600 years, as a key part of the scholarship endowment campaign, I readily agreed,” he explained.
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