Tina Turner says son Ronnie 'left the world too early' aged 62Ruth, aged 76 at the time, said the injury was "a real shock" to her as she hadn't had any accidents in 60 years.“I was screaming my head off because the pain was horrible," she told the Daily Record."It was worse than childbirth.
I knew immediately I’d broken something and kept saying, ‘Get me an ambulance!’"Ruth said she was "determined" to get back on her feet and later relied on a walking stick for stability.This didn't stop the actress from attending the Virgin Media BAFTA Television Awards in the same year.At the even tin London, she was seen posing for snaps and appeared in high spirits as she mingled with other guests.In the same year, she said she had no plans to retire.She explained: "Keeping yourself alert, aware and continuing to learn keeps you young.Strictly’s Anton Du Beke says he wishes career 'took a different path [REVEALED]Eamonn Holmes says 'life just got lonelier' over heartbreaking loss [DEATH NEWS]Alex Beresford 'feels for' those watching Harry and Meghan documentary [OPINION]"If you keep your mind tuned up, your body will follow."Ruth went on to say she had no intention of having grey hair either, adding being a redhead was "such fun".Before her death, the mother-of-two was starring in the Aladdin pantomime in Torquay.Just yesterday, she shared a statement on her Instagram page telling fans she had to pull out on medical advice after a fall.It read: "Following an accident earlier this week, and after medical assessment, regretfully Ruth Madoc is no longer able to appear in this year's pantomime of Aladdin at the Princess Theatre in Torquay."Everyone at the theatre wishes Ruth a speedy recovery.“Further announcements regarding casting.