Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes has given a rare glimpse into her relationship with partner Heather Sutherland.
Appearing on The Graham Norton Show on Friday night (November 3) to promote her new book, Oh Miriam!, the actress commented on her 54-year relationship, revealing that the couple live apart but now have plans to live together.
"We are together, but we live apart. She is in Amsterdam, and I am in London but now we want to live together," she said. "I really do want to live with her because we are old, and we haven't got much time left. It is silly to live apart."
Further talking about her new book, which covers intriguing stories throughout her decades in showbiz, the BAFTA Award-winning actress revealed what readers can expect.
"It's not quite as rude as the first [book] because I wanted to talk about the more serious part of my life, so people don't just think I am a maniac. I am a real person."
The casting news was announced earlier this year, where the BBC revealed that the actress will be providing the voice for alien Meep — which some eagle-eyed fans may recognise from The Star Beast comic strip.
"I'm relieved I got to work on Doctor Who before I died," Margolyes said in a statement. "With sci-fi you never know. Thank you for making an old woman very happy."
Beyond the three anniversary specials, the hit show will return in 2024 with Sex Education's Ncuti Gatwa making his debut as the Fifteenth Doctor.
The Graham Norton Show airs on Friday nights at 10.40pm on BBC One. Doctor Who returns for three 60th anniversary specials later in 2023. The show airs on BBC One in the UK and Disney+ elsewhere.
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