“When we filmed the pilot, it felt strange. It was weird for me to be on my own,” he shrugged.
“It was weird not having someone next to me. But Caroline was definitely with me.
“I was thinking about her and what we’d be doing if we were together. We’d be having a joke or a dance.
“Many times before filming started, I’d think about Caroline and the things she used to say to me and the jokes she’d make,” he smiled, as he credited his pal for helping him master the world of TV presenting.
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