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IN HER OWN WORDS: Jane Horrocks
Jane, 56, is currently starring in The Singapore Grip (9pm, ITV), and here’s what the Lancashire-born actress has had to say about her life and career…
On why she prefers comedy roles: ‘I’m On her outrageously dressed and a happier person when I’m making people outrageously dim character, Bubble, laugh. It’s always nice to do comedy, in Absolutely Fabulous: ‘I feel a great because you’re uplifting people. If you’re fondness for Bubble, a protectiveness.’ making people laugh, it’s much, much
On why she’s not keen on doing nicer than making people cry.’
Shakespeare: ‘It’s not for me. I think
On how she feels about her height for an awful lot of folk, Shakespeare
(she’s 5ft 2in): ‘I relish my smallness. is very inaccessible still. I might sound I really like my smallness… The like a total pleb, but basically it’s another Horrockses are Borrowers.’ language, and unless you’ve studied
it, it’s difficult to grasp.’
On her musical gift for mimicry, as seen in the On how, at 56, she has kept her 1998 film Little Voice: ‘When figure: ‘I hate exercise – I find it I think of Marilyn Monroe, and really, really boring – so I’m lucky achieving her sound, I think of I have a quick metabolism, which having a rather large bust.’ is why I stay reasonably trim.’
7.25pm Come Dine with Me
8.00 Grand Designs Revisiting a couple who
transformed a water tower into a home. 9.00 Emergency Rescue: Air, Land & Sea 10.00 24 Hours in A&E
6.40pm Deep Impact Sci-fi drama,
starring Robert Duvall and Tea Leoni. 9.00 Snowpiercer Fantasy thriller,
starring Chris Evans and Song Kang-ho. 11.35 Lincoln Steven Spielberg’s biopic, starring an Oscar-winning Daniel Day-lewis and Tommy Lee Jones.
Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords FILM Bridget Jones’s Baby After a pair of one-night stands, the now single Bridget Jones winds up pregnant. Comedy sequel, starring Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth. Includes Access.
FILM Scary Movie Spoof horror, starring Anna Faris, Carmen Electra, Shannon Elizabeth and Jon Abrahams.
Macgyver Mac is put into a dream state. S.W.A.T. The team are put in charge of protecting a warlord.
10.00 Hawaii Five-0
10.55 NCIS: Los Angeles
11.50 The Force: Essex