Peter Capaldi has revealed Brian Blessed as soon as punched him so onerous on a BBC set that he was knocked out and needed to be rushed to hospital.
Capaldi mentioned his co-star was meant to hit him as a part of the scene however that Blessed bought ‘over-excited’.
The 63 12 months outdated revealed he wakened dazed with paramedics tending to him – and was taken to hospital nonetheless in his interval costume.
Capaldi, chatting with movie information journal Empire, mentioned the incident occurred whereas he and Blessed, 85, had been filming for Nineties BBC present The Historical past of Tom Jones: a Foundling.
He mentioned: “I’ve bought a scar below my eyebrow that runs the size of my eyebrow. That is when Brian Blessed punched me within the face. I bought 9 stitches.
“We had been filming the outdated BBC model of Tom Jones and I used to be enjoying a fop in a powdered wig and make-up, he was enjoying a squire, from the nation.
“I used to be making an attempt to seduce his daughter and within the scene he punched me, however he bought a bit over-excited.
“I wakened on the ground with two ambulance males pulling at my powdered wig.
“I used to be wheeled off to hospital in my fop outfit, with a magnificence spot.
“Poor Brian was completely distraught.”
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