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Dame Judi Dench, 88, reveals mortifying error she made when calling 007 co-star from the bath


ACTRESS Dame Judi Dench bared all to Paddington just after she mistakenly manufactured a movie call instead of a voice call from the bath.

The Oscar winner rang her 007 co-star Ben Whishaw — who performed Q and also voiced the marmalade-loving bear in Paddington movies.

Dame Judi Dench accidentally flashed Bond actor Ben Whishaw when video-calling him from the tub

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Dame Judi Dench accidentally flashed Bond actor Ben Whishaw when online video-calling him from the tubCredit history: Getty

But her failing eyesight resulted in the 88-year-aged blundering with her mobile phone and flashing the astonished actor as a substitute.

She had intended to surprise her pal, Chris Logan, who was celebrating his birthday with Ben, 43.

Chatting to Zoe Ball on her Radio 2 breakfast show, Dame Judi mentioned: “I can not see at all, so my cellphone is an anathema to me.

“I really don’t know what all those people buttons are for

“My daughter Finty rang me and mentioned: ‘It’s Chris Logan’s birthday and he’s having a wander with Ben Whishaw, please would like him pleased birthday.’ I went upstairs and acquired into my bath.

“I picked up my mobile phone and I mentioned: ‘Chris, Joyful Birthday!’ And I just noticed these two people today transform and glance shocked. Effectively, I was FaceTiming them!”

Dame Judi has dropped related clangers prior to as a end result of her macular degeneration.

She at the time shouted “w****r” at impressionist pal Alistair McGowan from a auto, but it was not him.

And she jokingly handed a observe to a pal in a theatre viewers saying “I suppose a shag is out of the dilemma?” — but it was a stranger.

  • A RESCUED seal named right after Dame Judi has been released back into the wild at Perranuthnoe, west Cornwall.



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