Why pregnant TV star Katherine Parkinson loves being In the Club

Katherine Parkinson has said the set of In The Club was the nicest place to be as a pregnant woman.

Katherine, recently on BBC2 in The Honourable Woman, stars in the new BBC1 Kay Mellor drama about a group of women all expecting babies, but was the only one who was really pregnant during filming.

Katherine, who has a daughter with actor husband Harry Peacock, and who is pregnant with their second child, said: “I was very surprised to get pregnant, but I did think there couldn’t be a nicer set to be pregnant on.

“With my first pregnancy I was in the West End having a nervous breakdown on stage every night, which wasn’t the most comfortable experience. I remember worrying my baby would come out traumatised because I was screaming so much.

“It was a bit strange [on In The Club] because it was so pertinent to what I was going through personally, but it was quite nice.”

Katherine said the programme had even helped her prepare for the birth: “Mine [in the series] was a water birth, and that’s what I’d like to have this time, so it was like a kind of extended birthing workshop for me.”

In The Club’s cast also includes Hermione Norris, Jill Halfpenny, Christine Bottomley and Will Mellor.

In the Club, BBC1, Tuesday, August 5, 9.00pm.

 

 

Latest TV News

NAV BUG FIX