Timothy West and Prunella Scales celebrate 60 years of marriage
BBC Breakfast viewers admitted they were left deeply moved by a heartwarming exchange between actors Timothy West and Prunella Scales this morning as the couple celebrated 60 years of marriage in a new interview.
Speaking to reporter Colin Paterson, the British actors sat down to discuss their lives together, with Prunella, most famous for her role as Sybil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers, leaning over to kiss her husband tenderly on the cheek when he asked her what life with him had been like through the decades.
The touching moment saw Prunella, 91, who has had symptoms of vascular dementia for more than 20 years, say to her husband, 89: 'Thanks for sticking with me for so long.'
The interview also saw broadcaster Paterson reveal that Prunella, who continues to live at her family home with care, had a more hilarious answer off camera.
In an article for BBC News, the journalist said: 'Interview over, the cameraman goes over to Scales and asks if he can take the clip microphone off her.
At their Wandsworth home, actor Prunella Scales, 91, offers a kiss on the cheek to her husband of 60 years Timothy West in an interview to mark their wedding anniversary on BBC Breakfast. Scales, 91, was diagnosed with vascular dementia more than 20 years ago but has continued to live at home with care....
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