Nora Batty – unlikely sex symbol

I asked the inevitable question: what has been the funniest moment in filming the series? ‘There are so many funny moments,’ Kathy replied. ‘They usually happen if something goes wrong. But everything has to be so well rehearsed.’ She did recall one occasion, which occurred just after she had her hair done. She was wearing a hairnet with beads attached. ‘Compo brought his ferrets for me to look after. He got his buttons tied up in my hairnet and we couldn’t get them apart,’ said Kathy. ‘Everyone was in fits.’