Saturday 17 November 2018

Bairbre Power: 'Forget meditation, I'm knitting my way to a more mindful state'

Linda Gray, aka Sue Ellen, with J.R. in Dallas
Linda Gray, aka Sue Ellen, with J.R. in Dallas
Bairbre Power

Bairbre Power

I came across a photograph the other day of myself with Linda Gray, aka Sue Ellen from Dallas, doe-eyed actress and owner of the most tellygenic 'quivering' lip which was camera gold for dramatic closing shots.

The exploits of Sue Ellen, her scheming Texan oil baron hubby J.R., not to mention his disappearing shower-loving brother, Bobby, made for compulsory TV viewing every week in the 80s.

Once we heard the opening riffs of the show, the ESB's power network surged as the nation's kettles were all switched on and we all settled down on the couch, entranced.

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