49 years ago, when the Oscar-winning actress appeared in the TV drama, she not only had to cope with the demands of the six-part series going out live but also her first ever TV role. “It was very frightening but we didn"t seem to bat an eye," the Daily Mail quoted Dench, as saying.
She revealed that the timings were so tight, that she wasn"t always able to complete costume changes, although her crew helped to save embarrassment. “There was one shot where I had to run and do a change from one scene to another," she said. "When I got to the next scene I was standing on some stairs and I realised I hadn"t got my skirt on. So I thought I"d sit down and the cameras were able to film me from the waist up. That"s how on the ball the crew were," she added.