- Publish Date
- Friday, 12 October 2018, 3:44PM
Whilst on The Chase, Bradley Walsh has called Anne Hegerty a number of things including Frosty Knickers and The Governess.
During an appearance on Countdown, Anne opened up to Nick Hewer and explained how she got the second, more iconic nickname.
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Anne said: “Well, originally I was going to be called The Headmistress and then during rehearsals, Bradley started calling my The Governess.
“I said to the producers, ‘Can I be called that instead?’ I think I said, ‘It’s more kinky’.”
Anne mentioned how The Governess meant that she could portray more of a 'free agent' character.
“What I meant was a Governess is more of a free agent.
“She’s not got Ofsted breathing down her neck. Originally she was going to be creepier than she turned out.