Oh happy day.
Up at 5am, looking like a sack of tatties, arrived at the BBC to prepare for presenting Call Kaye on Radio Scotland in Glasgow at 7am as Kaye Adams was having a well earned break. Sitting, baggy and slumped preparing the show when I get the call ‘come through we are ready to do the trailer’ OK I said and shuffled through to the radio studio.
And then I heard the terrifying words.
No Alison, not in there it’s a television trailer.
The trailer goes out on TV.
Immediate nausea hit me as I gasped but I haven’t got any slap.
Can I do the trailer with a bag over my head?
Oh. Ok better get ready for the national grid to surge as everyone lunges at their TV and turns it off.
She laughed, bless her.
I meant it.
So if you were unfortunate enough to clock the tired, faced old bat this morning at 8.30am. Yes that was me and yes I did look shocking. I don’t go to the shops without my slap on – so national TV at 8.30am was a tad traumatic – for you more than me I suspect – and that’s saying something.