“And it feels like I haven’t spent more than a couple of nights a week sleeping in my own bed for the past 10 years,” he added to The Daily Mail.
The star has spent much of lockdown with his partner Catherine in their rural Northamptonshire farmhouse.
The couple have been together for 20 years and he admitted that it was a “pleasure” to spend more time with her.
He admitted: “I also started to think about the future, about encroaching old age — when you’re 76, it’s a slow descent through twinges and aches until things start dropping off — and about what I really wanted to do. “