25/08/2015 08:04 BST | Updated 25/08/2015 08:59 BST

Timothy West Opens Up About Wife Prunella Scales' Alzheimer's During Piers Morgan ‘Life Stories' Interview

Piers Morgan has discussed what is sure to be one of his most emotional ‘Life Stories’ interviews yet, detailing the heartbreak of actor Timothy West, whose wife Prunella Scales suffers from a mild form of Alzheimer's Disease.

The former ‘EastEnders’ star’s interview will air on ITV next month, and Piers has praised Timothy for being “utterly selfless and fantastic” as his wife’s primary carer.

The emotional interview will be screened next month

Timothy first discussed his wife’s condition in 2014, ahead of their More4 series 'Great Canal Journeys', which saw them navigate Britain's canals on a narrowboat.

“She can’t remember things very well, but you don’t have to remember things on the canal,” he explained. “You can just enjoy things as they happen — so it’s perfect for her.”

Other interviewees in the upcoming episodes of ‘Life Stories’ include Mo Farrah and Lionel Richie.

The series returns on Friday 4 September.

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