Former Holby City actress Laila Rouass has told how she was swept up in the horror of the Barcelona attack, sheltering in a freezer while gunshots rang out around her.
Rouass, wife of snooker star Ronnie O'Sullivan, tweeted as the attack was unfolding around her:
In the middle of the attack. Hiding in a restaurant freezer. Happened so fast. Praying for the safety of everyone here x— Laila Rouass (@lailarouass) August 17, 2017
She later tweeted her thanks to the restaurant staff, adding: "I love Barcelona".
Thank you to the staff at the restaurant for staying calm and keeping us safe. I love you Barcelona.— Laila Rouass (@lailarouass) August 17, 2017
Rouass, 46, starred in Footballers' Wives.from 2004-2006, and played Sahira Shah in Holby City for a year from 2011. She was also a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, coming fourth in 2009.
She married O'Sullivan in 2012.