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Scoop's Keeley Hawes describes her 'horrific' early career as a model where there would be 'rails of underwear' and no press person to protect her: 'The 90s were traumatic for women'

The actress has candidly opened up about her early career in the industry as she revealed what it was really like working as a model during the nineties.

Opening up about the shoots she worked on in her late teens and early twenties, the 48-year-old admitted it was 'horrific' due to the complete lack of guidance and support (pictured in 1995 posing for photographer John Stoddart) Keeley started acting at nine, after winning a scholarship to Sylvia Young theatre school in London, near the council estate behind Marylebone station where her taxi-driver dad picked up fares (pictured in Line Of Duty) 'Scoop does occasionally touch on interesting themes, including the impact of frequent and ongoing cuts to journalism funding and Maitlis's regret over a previous interview with Bill Clinton, but it doesn't exactly probe deep into these issues

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