The things they say:

“I did want to tell Colin in person but we were trying to have lunch, and I couldn’t really tell him why I was trying to meet him, and he was in a different place, so I ended up telling him he died on the phone.” Author Helen Fielding on how she broke the news she was killing off Mark Darcy in her latest Bridget Jones’s Diary novel to Colin Firth, who has played the character on the big screen in two films.