Lesley Joseph, 75, confirms the end of Birds Of A Feather and dispels rumours ...

Lesley Joseph, 75, confirms the end of Birds Of A Feather and dispels rumours ...
Lesley Joseph, 75, confirms the end of Birds Of A Feather and dispels rumours ...

Lesley Joseph has confirmed the end of Birds Of A Feather and in turn, her character Dorien Green, as she squashed any rumours of a rift with co-star Pauline Quirke on Tuesday. 

The veteran actress, 75, revealed the one-off Christmas show, which aired last year, was the final episode of the iconic sitcom which spans 32 years.  

She also admitted she is relieved to be moving onto new projects after struggling to drop a dress size to portray the man-eating neighbour, according to The Sun

Over: Lesley Joseph has confirmed the end of Birds Of A Feather and in turn, her character Dorien Green, as she squashed any rumours of a rift with co-star Pauline Quirke on Tuesday

Over: Lesley Joseph has confirmed the end of Birds Of A Feather and in turn, her character Dorien Green, as she squashed any rumours of a rift with co-star Pauline Quirke on Tuesday

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Speaking at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival Preview Day, she said: 'I don’t think it’s going to happen again to be absolutely honest. I think after 32 years, I need to do other things.'

The star then chatted about how it's 'not easy' playing Dorien has she has to be very thin and it's difficult to lose the weight, 'especially when you’ve had Victoria sponge the whole of lockdown'.

'As Dorien you could never eat that. But it's coming off now. I’ve just lost 10 pounds.'

According to Lesley, she normally fits into a size 8 but had to shrink down to a size 6 to get into character.

'She is resting with her heels': The veteran actress, 75, revealed the one-off Christmas show, which aired last year, was the final episode of the iconic sitcom which spans 32 years (pictured on the show in 2012)

'She is resting with her heels': The veteran actress, 75, revealed the one-off Christmas show, which aired last year, was the final episode of the iconic sitcom which spans 32 years (pictured on the show in 2012)

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