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Carrie Fisher's Last 'Catastrophe' Scenes Are 'Gut-Wrenching' To Watch, Says Star Rob Delaney

'Everything she does in it is so poignant.'

22/03/2017 17:55

Rob Delaney has opened up about the late Carrie Fisher’s upcoming final appearance in ‘Catastrophe’, describing her last scenes as “gut-wrenching”.

The third series of the sitcom is currently airing on Channel 4, with Carrie reprising her role as Mia, Rob’s mother in the show.

Following her death at the end of last year, Rob has admitted that watching her last scenes back has added another layer of poignancy.

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Carrie Fisher with 'Catastrophe' stars and creators, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney

Speaking ahead of Carrie’s final episode, which airs next month, he told Digital Spy: She’s in most of the scenes in the final episode. She’s a huge driving force in it.

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Carrie Fisher and Sharon Horgan at a screening of 'Catastrophe' in 2016

Carrie - best known for her role in the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy, as well as her later work as an author - died in December 2016, after suffering a heart attack while on board a plane.

‘Catastrophe’ marks one of her last ever appearances on screen, and she’s also set to appear as Leia once again in the upcoming eighth instalment of the ‘Star Wars’ series, ‘The Last Jedi’.

The third series of ‘Catastrophe’ continues on Tuesday (28 March) at 10pm on Channel 4, with the series finale set to air in the first week of April.

  • Carrie Fisher as a baby with mother Debbie Reynolds
  • Carrie Fisher with parents Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
  • Carrie Fisher
  • Carrie Fisher with husband Paul Simon
  • Carrie Fisher with mother Debbie Reynolds
  • Carrie Fisher with Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel
  • Carrie Fisher with 'Star Wars' co-stars Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew
  • Carrie Fisher with Elizabeth Taylor
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