Brenda Blethyn fell asleep on Harrods bed, then bought it

The actress was so tired after filming she nodded off

Brenda Blethyn fell asleep on Harrods bed then bought it

Brenda Blethyn has told how she ended up buying a bed after she sat on it in for a rest – and nodded off.

The actress, who stars in TV detective show Vera, said she was so exhausted after filming that she dozed off in Harrods.

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Brenda, 71, said: "I was so tired after working all night, so I went into Harrods furniture department as all the cafes were full and thought, 'Oh, I'll have a lie on a bed.' It was so comfortable I nodded off – and then bought it."

The star, who has been acting since the 70s, also told the Radio Times about how she copes with negative response to her work.

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Harrods department store in London's upmarket Knightsbridge

Brenda fell asleep after sitting down for a rest

"You have to take it all with a pinch of salt, even the good reviews," she said.

Vera returns to ITV on Sunday at 8pm.


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