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TV star Doon Mackichan’s bizarre inspiration for new character

Celebrated TV star Doon Mackichan has revealed the bizarre inspiration for her new role in West End production, 'Jumpy'.

The 'Smack The Pony' and 'The Day Today' actress told Yahoo! TV that a Sunday supplement called 'Fetish Weekends In Kent' and a dancing horse inspired her latest character.

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Watch Doon Mackichan explain in the video below:

Doon Mackichan stars alongside Tamsin Greig in 'Jumpy'. The show is a frank and funny family drama about a pair of 50-year-old women struggling with maturity and a promiscuous daughter.

The production will run until November at the Duke Of York's Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London.