Emmerdale star Amanda Donohoe would be willing to strip off for a role again.

The 48-year-old, who plays Natasha Wylde in the rural ITV1 soap, has disrobed for films in the past, including Castaway with Oliver Reed.

Asked if she’d do it now, Amanda told Woman’s Own: “Definitely. I was thinking of doing the Calendar Girls play. I thought, I’m in pretty good nick. Let’s get them out before I can’t any more!”

She also admitted to once trying Botox but said she disliked the effect.

“I hated the sensation of not having control over my facial muscles. So many women actors of my age have had work done. It’s all part of the pressure put on women to look eternally youthful. And I’m not interested in going down that road.

“This obsession with age is a sickness, especially when teenagers are being affected and think they need to have work done to stop the wrinkles ever happening. What the hell is going on?”

The full interview is in Woman’s Own.

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