As her American road trip gets under way on TV, Miriam Margolyes admits... 'The best bit about the USA? They sent me to jail!'
In her new BBC1 series Miriam’s Big American Adventure, the actress – who played Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films – embarks on an epic road trip through the heartlands of middle America.
This latest journey follows her appearance on The Real Marigold Hotel and, more recently, The Real Marigold Hotel On Tour which took her to China, Cuba, Florida and Japan.
I lived in Santa Monica in California for 16 years but I knew that it didn’t really represent the ‘real’ America. With the election of President Trump, it is a very peculiar time in the States and I thought it would be... read more
- 14:50 BREAKING: Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy
- 14:50 Is it really an achievement to finish a marathon in over six hours?
- 14:49 Ringleader of £7 million helicopter drug gang jailed for more than...
- 14:49 To Infinity War and beyond: are we in danger of Avengers fatigue?
- 14:48 Woman caused £60 worth of damage to car wing mirror
- 14:48 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is PATHETIC: BBC pundit slams boss...
- 14:47 Ringleader of £7 million helicopter drug gang jailed for more than...
- 14:47 These are the summer opening times for tips in Walsall, Dudley,...
- 14:47 Restaurant apologises after sharing personal details of no-show...
- 14:47 Number of zero-hours contracts in UK rose by 100,000 in 2017 – ONS
- 14:47 Corby youngster takes national table tennis crown
- 14:46 London Marathon death: how safe is long-distance running?
- 14:45 New strategy for Burnley housing company
- 14:45 Morecambe dog waste investigation launched
- 14:44 Aston Villa's new home and away kits for 2017-18: What we know so far
- 14:44 Tamworth FC: Defender Burns: 'I feel ashamed after relegation'
- 14:44 Revealed: How Birmingham City blunted the Blades
- 14:43 Chris Coleman admits he could LEAVE Sunderland after relegation to...
- 14:43 Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho backed to have the last laugh against...
- 14:43 Toure, Pires, Henry: Arsene Wenger's 10 best ever Arsenal signings...
- 14:43 Jurgen Klopp: What Roberto Firmino’s huge heart and support of Mo...
- 14:42 Leeds pub car park murder accused denies intending to cause his...
- 14:42 Abortion clinic buffer zones being considered by more councils
- 14:41 Woman was caught in possession of cocaine
- 14:40 Appeal after biker suffers broken collar bone in crash near Tyne...
- 14:39 Pale ale launched to mark 100 years of the RAF
- 14:39 Obam Stairlifts welcomes new team members
- 14:39 Lincs: Results from the courts
- 14:39 Woman was caught in possession of cocaine
- 14:39 Woman caused £60 worth of damage to car wing mirror