Don French pays tribute to his late co-star Emma Chambers during The Willy Inn Lockdown on Monday.
The 633-year-old actress left her character Geraldine Granger in tears with best friend and ‘love of her life’ Alice Tinker, Nearly three years after Emma’s sudden death in February 2018.
Emma, who starred in Sitcom for 13 years, died of natural causes, she thought the 53-year-old had a heart attack.
Missed: Don French pays tribute to his late co-star Emma Chambers during Monday’s Wiki in Lockdown
The iconic drama Christmas in particular saw Geraldine talk about love and loss and reveal that it has been three years since Alice died of cancer.
He said: ‘Ok friends, dear friends, this is going to be a weird one, as it is about love and laughter and loss.
‘Because Debbie is so full of life, but wherever I go now, if I stand in my kitchen, if I go to Vastri, it’s always met with Alice Tinker. And he died, three years ago this week.
‘Who is my favorite person in my life? Well I like my handsome husband very much but in the end it became his. My own favorite dumb blonde.
RIP: Actress The 3-year-old actress, as her character Geraldine Granger, talked about Alice Tinker’s best friend and ‘love of her life’ almost three years after Emer’s sudden death in February.
‘She had one husband, six children and three brain cells. But with so much love in her heart she can defrost frozen pizza in the winter. He wasn’t the brightest bulb in the box but all our lights went out when we lost him. ‘
Geraldine then talks to Ellis about the moment she was diagnosed with cancer and recalls their first meeting when Visa arrived in Dublin in the early 1990s.
He said: ‘I believe in eternal life in heaven, but I also believe in eternal life on earth, because those who die live here forever, in our memory and who we are.’
Geraldine then broke down in tears: ‘Because that’s how they changed us.
Rise to fame: Emma, who starred in Sitcom for 13 years, died of natural causes in February 2018 at the age of 53 after suffering a heart attack.
“So in today’s message, especially in today’s most difficult time, love those you are with and may God bless you all.”
On the day of Alice’s wedding, Emma appeared on the screen in a sweet video clip as viewers were given a special 10-minute tribute to the late star’s memory.
One fan wrote: ‘He was the deadliest, sweetest and most spiritual part of The Will of Dibble. It still saddens me that we also had to say goodbye to him and Jim Trott and Letitia. A. Lots of losses for such an extraordinary actor.
Another wrote: ‘Perfectly liked #WickerOffDibalinLockdown. We missed #vicarofdibley so much and @don_french gave you a very touching and beautiful tribute … made us laugh, shake and cry. Very moving.
Tragedy: Geraldine talks about love and loss in the iconic Christmas drama and reveals that it’s been three years since Alice died of cancer
He said: ‘Who is my favorite person in my life? Well I like my handsome husband very much, but in the end it became his. My own dumb blonde ‘
The third is typed: ‘Just came across the DB’s vicar and will really enjoy it. My condolences to Emma Chambers and other cast members are no longer with us. Have a colorful Christmas.
Another wrote: ‘It’s sad to think that Alice Tinker’s smiling eyes and greening of the face are no longer with us, The Will of Dibari starred in my favorite sitcom and Emma Alice in T.’
Bhor also took to Twitter to post a sweet snap with Imar on the show in her best wishes: ‘I miss him. And we all lost …
The episode also saw Geraldine Green talking about the Black Live Matter Movement before kneeling in the green.
Tribute: Don also wrote on Twitter to post a sweet snap with Ema on the show in his greetings: ‘Miss him. And we all lost …
Sensitive: Viewers went to Twitter to praise the show for this ongoing tribute
Regarding the upcoming tribute, Don said he couldn’t have gone through the scene at once without tears, and the film took him seven times.
He told the Mirror that he hadn’t seen the emotional episode yet, adding: ‘Besides all the silly, funny things, there’s a moment where we pay homage to Alice and it wasn’t easy for the film.
‘True, I had to do it seven times. I never went through it without tears but it’s really important to remember that real life and DBL come together. ‘
Dawn also praised Richard Curtis, the creator of DB, and Paul Meheve-Archer’s Vikar for being “truthful and honest” when writing the reboot.
The show originally aired from 1994 to 1998, but before it officially ended in 2007, the series was back for a variety of specials as it briefly returned to the screen for various shorts with the help of Comic Relief.
Iconic: The show originally aired from 1994 to 1998, but the series returned for various specials before it officially ended in 2007. Com has briefly returned to the screens of various shorts with the help of Comic Relief.