“We’d do a line run and rehearse the scene a bit, we as actors go ‘Oh Dorothy, what’s her name? Dorothy? What’s my line’ and all that, and of course, Holly just stepped up.”
The presenter replied: “That is not necessarily quite true, I forgot my line! You’re being very kind, I was so embarrassed to open my mouth and act because you know I’m not confident with that sort of thing.
“So, to anyone who would listen, I said my two lines repeatedly at them over and over.
“Well, you know, I wasn’t taking one put it that way. Or take two or take ten! About take 25, I finally got the words out, but it’s fine!”
Midsomer Murders is available to stream on ITV Hub.