Many of Alison’s followers commented on her touching message about her co-star Douglas.
Fon Ellard said: “I was coping until Tosh teared up, then my eyes started proper leaking. You’ve got to be the boss next series, right? Felt sorry for poor Sandy getting no hug. Thanks for giving us such fabulous entertainment.”
Mauren Todd added: “Alison – you set me off when Tosh started to cry! Another fab series and so glad Jimmy got a lovely ending! I still can’t believe that Douglas stood outside my parents’ house on numerous occasions and I still didn’t manage to see him! No chance now!”
Ann penned: “Aw this moment broke my heart. I’d say that emotion was pure and real. What a team! Fantastic actors and a fantastic show.” (sic)