'He was fine about it': Michelle Keegan insists husband Mark Wright was unfazed by her steamy sex scene in Plebs... and reveals she's keen for more racy roles
She is set to thrill fans with her first ever sex scene.
But one man Michelle Keegan insists was unfazed by racy role in ITV comedy Plebs was her husband, Mark Wright.
The former Coronation Street beauty plays a Vestal Virgin in the third series of the hit show, which is set in Roman times, but her character is anything but virtuous.
Steamy: Michelle Keegan has spoken about filming her first sex scenes in the new series of comedy Plebs
Michelle shot the raunchy scene one her first day on set alongside co-star Joel Fry, who plays gormless Stylax - and admits she was nervous at first.
Speaking to The Sun, the 28-year-old said: 'It was fine, actually. I was playing it with Joel and he was so lovely. It was one of the first scenes we did. It was nerve-racking but he was so relaxed and calm that it helped me.'
Talking about Mark's reaction to the shoot, she said: 'Mark was fine about it. He knows Plebs - he’s a big fan actually. So he knew what I had to do in it and thought it was really funny.'
And the brunette beauty insists she raring to go ahead with more steamy parts.
Roman romp: The former Coronation Street beauty plays a Vestal Virgin in the third series of the hit show, which is set in Roman times, but her character is anything but virtuous
Anxious: Michelle shot the raunchy scene one her first day on set alongside co-star Joel Fry, who plays gormless Stylax - and admits she was nervous at first
Gagged: The star's character appears to take control of the raunchy scene as she clamps her hand over Stylax's mouth
Coy: Michelle plays Ursula, a Vestal Virgin in charge of keeping the flame of Vesta, Goddess of the hearth
Unfazed: Despite the steamy role, Michelle insists her husband Mark Wright found the scene 'funny' when he was shown a preview
Chance meeting: Michelle was invited to audition for the role by Ryan Sampson, who plays Grumio (R)
She adds: 'Now I can say I’ve been in a sex scene and it was actually quite fun... I certainly wouldn’t mind doing it again if it was a role like that. I wouldn’t be as nervous.'
Michelle - who shot to fame as Tina McIntyre on the ITV soap - reveals she landed the role after chatting to Plebs star Ryan Sampson at the BRITs last year.
He invited her to audition for two parts, and she won the role of brazen Ursula.
She tells the Express and Star: 'I mentioned that I was a massive fan and he 9Sampson) said "Oh, you should come for an audition. Next time we're going to be casting, I'll let you know."'
And she reveals she enjoyed the playful part after dramatic storylines in Corrie: 'Not everything was about screaming and shouting or crying like I'm so used to. It's nice to have something quite lighthearted.'
Welcome relief: Michelle insists the comedy part was fun after dramatic storylines as Tina McIntyre on Coronation Street
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