Doing anything in this hot summer weather is tough, so you can imagine how amazing it would be if a coworker rented an ice cream van to keep everyone cool.
Call the Midwife Actress Helen George, who plays Trixie Franklin on the show, reportedly did just that for the cast and crew when they filmed on a hot summer day.
As well as pleasing her colleagues with frozen treats, Helen also has an interesting past that led her to dream of landing the top job at Aston Villa to becoming a backing vocalist for Sir Elton John.
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Helen, now 36, was born in Birmingham to a professor of politics and a social worker.
As a child, her heart was not to act, but rather to become Aston Villa’s first female patron, in part because her father is a huge fan.
But she also did a lot of ballet when she was younger and became a junior partner at Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Elaborating on this time in her life, Helen told Metro, “I did a lot of ballet when I was younger and thought I wanted to be a ballerina. I never went to see plays, I did. only went to see ballets.
“Then I saw Les Misérables when I was 15 which really changed things for me – I saw people talking on stage and I came home and started singing the songs to myself. and I wanted to sing.
“Thanks to that, I discovered the theater. I knew I wanted to act, but not in what aspect. I was a rather shy child and I did not take acting lessons.”
She clearly overcame this shyness by studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
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From there, she continued to sing in girl group Incognito and toured as a backing vocalist for Sir Elton John.
Explaining the opportunity, Helen told Metro: “He is a patron of the Royal Academy and has chosen a few singers and musicians to tour with him.
“It was one of my first jobs. I sang at Wembley – it was amazing but I was so young and arrogant back then that I was pretty jaded about it all and then we had did the Royal Albert Hall and there were all these celebrities and powerful people in the audience and I was like, “Oh yeah, I’m going to Albert Hall tonight.”
“You’re not afraid of anything when you’re that age because of that slight arrogance. I’m different now – I’m completely neurotic.”
Now Helen has become a familiar face thanks to her many years on the hit BBC drama Call the Midwife.
In 2016, she appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, finishing sixth overall.