broke my arm while roller skating the
day before filming. We were due to film
on the cutty sark, and I rang the wardrobe
person and said "can I have a cape
So I get my cape, and I'm sitting in
the make-up chair, and Jon says are
you alright Deb's?", and I say
"No, not really, I've broken my
I said to John-Nathan Turner, who was
producing, that I couldn't do anything
dangerous. He said that's alright, if
you just run up this rope ladder, and
around the deck (which was slippery,
due to rain). And I thought, blimey,
I'll break my other arm if I'm not careful!
But it all turned out O. K.