7 January 2014 Last updated at 16:15 GMT
Matthew Macfayden has hinted that axed Victorian crime drama Ripper Street could make a return.
The actor, who played Inspector Edmund Reid in the show, said that a "touching" fan response may have inspired talks to bring it back "by other means."
He told BBC Radio 5 live's Richard Bacon: "There are efforts being made to breathe life back into it... there was over 20,000 signatures to the petition. There's been a big ground swell of support."
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