She added: "It was fabulous just to be at home, talk about what we're going to have for dinner tonight, there was a lot of cooking going on, exercise."We learned Italian, we had Italian lessons at night the two of us.
It was pretty cool for me.However, Helen recalled missing certain aspects of society: "I love sitting in a bar with a cocktail in my hand and the buzz of a bar around me, I just love that."And I hugely miss going to the theatre, I don't love doing it but I love going to the theatre and I miss that terribly."The actress and her American husband Taylor Hackford have owned a holiday home in the Italian region of Tiggiano, Puglia, for several years.Earlier in the week, Italy achieved its target of administering 500,000 coronavirus.Read more on express.co.uk