Lacey Turner is 'like a granny'

Lacey Turner has confessed she didn't spend too much time with her 'Our Girl' castmates during filming because she's too much "like a granny"

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Lacey Turner

Lacey Turner

Lacey Turner is "like a granny".

The 26-year-old actress admits she didn't spend a lot of time with her castmates while shooting 'Our Girl' because she favoured early nights in the tough conditions.

She said: "We had a few dinners, but I'm like a granny, I just go to bed early and I don't really drink, so I didn't bother visiting the wine lands in South Africa.

"I'd head back to the hotel after filming and it was like a mission; shower, eat, bed. I needed to be up at 4.30am for filming."

While she didn't socialise much with the rest of the cast, Lacey delighted them when she produced chocolate on set following a visit from her family.

She said: "I saved the day with chocolate. You can't get Galaxy in South Africa and in the end, I had family come out with 16 bags of Minstrels, which I shared with the cast.

"They melt in your pocket - you can squeeze them out the packet like a drink."

Ahead of filming the wartime drama, Lacey was sent to a boot camp and enjoyed the experience, though she found it tough.

She told Closer magazine: "Just training yourself to go into that heat was tough. It was tough because there were times when it was around 46 degrees and we were wearing boots, socks, trousers, a vest, helmet and body armour.

"We were running up and down mountains through rivers. I loved it, though I figured out I'd definitely rather work in the rain than the heat."

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