By Connie Rusk For Mailonline
Published: 12:42 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 14:09 BST, 1 April 2019
Phillip Schofield was lost for words on This Morning on Monday after Holly Willoughby surprised him with a special birthday message from Judi Dench.
Holly, 38, wished her co-star a happy 57th birthday as she kick-started the show.
'We can’t start the show without saying a very Happy Birthday to you,' she teased.
Stunned: Phillip Schofield was lost for words on This Morning on Monday after Holly Willoughby surprised him with a special birthday message from Dame Judi Dench
Phil replied: 'Thanks. It’s the first time I’ve had my birthday on the TV for a while. It’s always in Easter holidays, or weekends.'
Holly then told him: ‘And I know that you don’t like too much of a fuss, however, bear with me, because I know there is a certain lady that you would love to have in here on This Morning sofa and interview one day.
'And she has sent you a message to wish you a happy birthday. You’re going to like this.'
Gobsmacked: Phil then looked at a television screen and was left stunned as Dame Judi Dench