Life Before Loose: Ruth on her army childhood, big break in TV and falling in love with Eamonn Holmes

Ruth Langsford found herself in a very different hot seat as we turned the tables for her Life Before Loose interview.

Jane, Janet and Brenda were the ones asking all the questions as we took Ruth on a trip down memory lane.

She shared the fascinating story of her army childhood, moving from Singapore (where she was born) to the UK, Libya to London and beyond with her mother and father before heading off to boarding school with her sister.

Ruth reflected on her happy memories of family life and told us tales of her boarding school antics - which included night raids and being caught smoking! Check out the story in the video above.

From there it was on to Cornwall, where Ruth lived in her teens. She confessed to messing up her exams and becoming quite a "directionless" teenager before a chance meeting in a pub kick-started her career in television.

And, of course, she also had quite the story to tell about her very first meeting with a certain Irish TV presenter - Mr Eamonn Holmes. Hear the tale in full in the video above.

Loved Ruth's Life Before Loose? Then why not check out Nadia, Denise, Jane, Andrea, Coleen and Stacey's life stories here.

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