The famend ballerina informed Jonathan Ross that when she was pressured to take a break from dancing as a consequence of an harm, she determined she’d give performing a strive, and located herself auditioning reverse the Indiana Jones Star.
“[Acting] wasn’t an ambition in any respect,” she defined. “I simply received fortunate and received requested to do some auditions with Harrison Ford for a film.
“It was a remake of an Audrey Hepburn movie, Sabrina. I used to be injured on the time, so I had a while on my arms. So it didn’t appear such a giant deal. I used to be extra nervous about my harm and recovering.”
Dame Darcey went on to say it was “wonderful” to spend a lot time with Harrison, stating: “I needed to be taught this entire script… I didn’t do a full love scene with him, however we had a great snog. It was my declare to fame, I received to snog Harrison Ford.
“I’ve these recorded sketches I did with him. I did three display checks. For me it was simply the expertise, I didn’t assume I’d be near getting the function. I’d solely acted on stage as a dancer with out phrases, very totally different. It will have been main.”
In the course of the interview, the previous Strictly Come Dancing choose was requested whether or not she’d ever think about a return to the present, however dominated out a full comeback.
“Not completely,” she insisted. “However it might be pretty to be a visitor choose or one thing.”
Dame Darcey added: “I’ve had a lot of different jobs and I’ve actually loved the entire various things I do.
“It was a fantastic dedication, the great factor [about Strictly] was it actually celebrated dance in a good way. It was nice for the ballet world to have a choose as a ballerina.”
Dame Darcey was a choose on Strictly for seven collection, earlier than quitting the present forward of its 2019.
Watch Darcey Bussell’s full interview on The Jonathan Ross Present on Saturday night time at 9.35pm on ITV.