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Pirate of the Hugh seas

As pirates go this one is relatively well spoken.

Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the bearded pirate Credit: Aardman Animations

That's because his voice is provided by Hugh Grant best known for his romantic comedy roles.

But now he's turning his skills to a very different kind of acting.

The film, The Pirate Captain, comes courtesy of the people behind Wallace And Gromit - the Oscar winning Aardman Animations.

The Pirate Captain who wants to win 'Pirate of the Year' somehow joins forces with a young Charles Darwin voiced by David Tennant.

The film is released in UK cinemas on March 28 Credit: Aardman Animations