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IN HER OWN WORDS: Jane Hor­rocks

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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.

The Simp­sons

The Simp­sons

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

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