FINDING Alice’s Keeley Hawes has revealed how the forged’s actual life companions stepped in for the present’s steamiest scenes.
The new ITV drama follows widow Alice after the loss of life of her beloved husband of 20 years, Harry.
Keeley Hawes has revealed how the Discovering Alice’s casts actual life companions stepped in for steamy scenes Credit score: RED PRODUCTIONS/ITV
Manufacturing on the sequence was delayed due to coronavirus and once they resumed filming, quite a lot of adjustments needed to be put in place when it got here to filming actors shut collectively.
Talking on immediately’s This Morning, Keeley defined how they managed to get across the difficulty, saying: “It’s a must to be actually ingenious as a result of it’s a must to make it work, and you don’t need Covid to affect on the story, notably once you’ve solely bought 5 weeks left to shoot.
“So I do know that a number of the soaps had been utilizing perspex screens as a way to convey the actors nearer to one another.
“One of many issues that we did, I’ve a scene the place I’ve to get very shut to a different actor, I will not say who because it’s somewhat spoiler alert, however I needed to get fairly near him and we had been attempting to work out how to do that.
Keeley performs Alice, who struggles after the sudden loss of life of her beloved husband Credit score: RED PRODUCTIONS/ITV
Keeley revealed on immediately’s This Morning how her co-stars spouse stood in for her throughout a steamy scene due to Covid-related filming necessities
“And somebody had the concept of bringing in his precise spouse and placing a wig on his pretty spouse and an identical costume to mine, so I did the scene and at this second, I stepped away and his spouse stepped in and had this second with him.”
She added with amusing: “It was fairly awkward for me as I used to be standing fairly shut and watching, after which she stepped away and I stepped again in and carried on the scene. So there are all types of the way.
“It was very pretty of his spouse to return and do it and become involved.”
After Alice’s husband’s loss of life, she struggles with overwhelming emotions of loss, abandonment and disorientation.
Joanna Lumley and Nigel Havers star within the drama with Keeley Credit score: RED PRODUCTIONS/ITV
Making issues worse, as she continues to settle into her new dwelling, Alice uncovers an unsettling secret Harry had desperately tried to cover.
His darkish path of debt, suspicion and criminality leaves her blindsided.
Nevertheless, regardless of the intense and typically darkish nature of the present, Keeley described it as a “black comedy” and mentioned she had nice enjoyable on set along with her co-stars, which incorporates Joanna Lumley and Nigel Havers.
Discovering Alice begins on Sunday, January 17 at 9pm on ITV.