BBC comedy star 'breaks down in tears and leaves set' while filming last ever series | The Sun

A BBC COMEDY star broke down in tears and left the show's set while filming its last ever series.

Fans of beloved sitcom Ghosts were left devastated when it was announced earlier this year the show was ending.

And it seems the cast were just as upset – with one star having to leave the set multiple times.

Martha Howe-Douglas has revealed she got teary on numerous occasions while shooting her last episodes.

It forced the actress to make multiple trips back to hair and makeup as they fought against the tears to keep the star in character.

She revealed: "We're gutted, it wasn't an easy decision at all [to end the show], it still isn't easy.

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"There were tears, there were lots of tears.

"I couldn't stop crying for about three days. They put me on camera and they were like 'she's got to go, she's got to go back to the truck'."

The former Doctors star, who is only 47, plays the role of elderly ghost Lady Fanny Button in the comedy.

She continued: "I cried myself young, they had to keep taking me back to redo my eye makeup and stuff.

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"It was really, looking back at all the character's we've developed fully.

"It was also very nostalgic with the house being such a love to us, because that's where we've done everything."

The Sun previously reported how Beeb bosses wanted to continue making the series but producers decided to pull the plug.

Ghosts' fifth and final series will begin on Friday, October 6.

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