Marc Elliott would've returned to 'EastEnders' for Tamwar Masood's wedding.

Marc Elliott

Marc Elliott

The 39-year-old actor would have loved to reprise his role as Syed Masood if the BBC had come calling about filming his character's brother Tamwar's (Himesh Patel) nuptials to Nancy Carter (Maddy Hill) in Australia.

He said: "Oh, I'm sure Syed would love to have gone - Marc would have, too.

"I'd have said yes to [a return] for that."

But Marc would've preferred it if Tamwar and Nancy tied the knot in the Maldives or the Caribbean.

He added: "Although, why couldn't Tamwar have hosted his wedding in the Caribbean, Bali or the Maldives? That would have been much better, right?"

Marc made a return of a different kind this week when he reprised his 'Holby City' role as Isaac Mayfield for a new story with David Ames' alter-ego Dom Copeland, who he loves working with despite them having to film in "claustrophobic" conditions.

The former 'The Bill' star added to Inside Soap magazine: "We were in what can only be described as a bunker for an entire day.

"It was quite tight and claustrophobic to get the crew in, with all the lights, which was great for us as, essentially, it's two people in a cage forced to confront each other because there is no alternative.

"They are really quite intense scenes. I absolutely love working with David and while it looks as if we're having a horrible, excruciating time, behind the scenes, we're actually having a ball."

Marc portrayed EastEnders' Syed from 2009 to 2012 and went on to star as Isaac in 'Holby' from 2016 to 2017 before returning this week.

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