The things they say

“One of the first things I said to my director, Polly, when I got the part was that on 23 April I might not be able to walk, but I’ll be wearing a medal.” British actress Jodie Whittaker fears she might be a little sore when she shows up for rehearsals for Antigone at the National Theatre after running the London Marathon on Sunday (22Apr12). The Venus star will be running to benefit learning disability charity Mencap.