Emmerdale Star Samantha Giles Discusses Bernice Big Storyline
Emmerdale’s Samantha Giles has opened up about how important her character Bernice Blackstock’s storyline is to women. Samantha played Bernice on the ITV show for 25 years. And Bernice’s recent storyline has seen the star and her on-screen counterpart sharing a lot.
memory loss and feeling jittery
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Late last year, Bernice discovered she was starting to go through menopause, which explained memory loss and moments of feeling groggy. Speaking to the Mirror, Samantha said it was important to talk and help others feel this. It is important to know that they are not alone.
Audience reaction to going through menopause
On audience reaction to her character going through menopause, she said: “Initially, it was a bit mixed because some people were wondering why they gave this storyline to a ‘comedy’ character.
just because he’s a fun character
“But I guess that’s the point. It happens to everyone, even someone like Bernice. Just because she’s a fun character doesn’t mean she won’t do something like this.” And it really wouldn’t be vulnerable.”
Commenting on Sean Pritchard’s endorsement
Samantha commented on her husband Sean Pritchard’s support, saying: “He’s really cool. He should be because he lives in a house full of women! But seriously, he really is. My oldest daughter, 14. So she’s also dealing with the hormones, so I think we’re all pretty tolerant as a family.
Bob Hope, played by Tony Audenshaw
“And, obviously, if I’m going to take it out on someone, it’s more likely to be my husband than the kids. He might just bear the brunt!” Bernice begins to retrace her steps after buying the local bed and breakfast with Bob Hope, played by Tony Audenshaw, which opens this week.
hormone replacement therapy helping
“Also, hormone replacement therapy is helping. It’s not a cure—and obviously, it’s important to us that hormone replacement therapy isn’t going to completely resolve all of your symptoms, but it’s going to help.” . So, things have calmed down a bit for that.”