It’s always been a program you watch for aspiration, but I think this season is very inspirational as well
While he’s spent a lot of time away from his family filming in the last year, he was expecting last week to reunite in Mauritius for a romantic holiday with his wife of 30 years, Jackie – the first of a “series of events planned” to mark their June anniversary.
“We’re doing a real bucket list trip to Egypt, which we’re not doing until November because of filming. That’s something she’s always wanted to do and I’ve never been there. It’s one of the few places I haven’t been and her family has a long association with the country. They were water engineers and did a lot of work on the Aswan Dam. It’s always meant a lot to her. We’re doing it on the
which is where they film all the Poirots (the Agatha Christie detective series). It will be very, very elegant,” he adds, “so I’m expecting brownie points for that one.”