This article is over 7 years old Sherlock: Lara Pulver, pictured with Benedict Cumberbatch, says she found her role 'empowering'. BBC Readers of a sensitive disposition look away now. Actor Lara Pulver, whose role as an occasionally naked whip-wielding dominatrix in BBC1's Sherlock prompted more than complaints from viewers, has revealed that she filmed the scenes entirely in the buff.
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During this exclusive interview with Collider, actress Lara Pulver who plays dominatrix Irene Adler talked about how she came to be a part of the show, what attracted her to the role, the research she did to play a dominatrix, how anxious she was to be something of a love interest for Sherlock Holmes, filming the scene in which she is completely naked, working with her brilliantly talented co-stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, and how she would love to return for another episode, if they find something great for the character to do. She also talked about her brief time on Season 4 of the HBO vampire series True Blood , what attracts her to specific projects, and how she would love to do a Broadway musical someday. Check out what she had to say after the jump: How did you come to be a part of Sherlock? Did they come to you about the role, or did you pursue it?