Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb hints he once romped with wife in Dr Who Tardis surrounded by Daleks

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Bee Gees legend Barry Gibb has hinted he and wife Linda Gray once romped in Doctor Who's Tardis.

The singer met the then-beauty queen when his band performed on Top of The Pops in 1967 – with the night ending with the pair grabbing some alone time in the famous blue phone box from the BBC series.

Barry, 74, admitted he was immediately smitten with Linda and they escaped the crowd at the music studio and stumbled on the set of Doctor Who.

Revealing how things then took a very steamy turn, Barry said: "She was the hostess for one week, the week Massachusetts was No1. And she'd never heard of it.

Barry Gibb and Linda have been married for 50 years
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"We just saw each other across the room and something happened. And, um, we had a bit of a cuddle in Doctor Who's Tardis, surrounded by Daleks!" he confessed to the Sun.

The Tardis is the space-time machine famously used by the Doctor in the BBC science-fiction series.

While it resembles a 1950's London police box on the outside, the Tardis' interiors are said to contain an infinite number of rooms and allow the Time Lord to travel to any point in history.

The Bee Gees star joked he had a 'bit of a cuddle' in the famous time machine
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Maurice, Barry, and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gee are one of the biggest selling music acts of all time
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The series began in 1963 – four years before Barry and Linda's on-set escapades.

The couple went on to marry in 1970, celebrating their milestone 50th wedding anniversary last year.

They have five children between them; Stephen, 47, Ashley, 43, Travis, 39, and Michael, 36, and daughter Alexandra, 29, and seven grandchildren.

Barry and Linda with their eldest son Stephen in 1974 when he was 9 months old
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Elsewhere in his interview, Barry spoke about his friendship with the late Michael Jackson and said he was relieved to have never experienced his level of fame.

Barry is the last remaining Bee Gees brother who continues to fly the flag for the group's decade-spanning music career.

They formed in 1958 and were prominent figures in the disco music era in the 1970s.

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Barry performs at the Glastonbury Festival in 2017
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Following Maurice Gibb's sudden death in January 2003, brothers Barry and Robin decided to retire the band.

However, in 2009 they decided to reform and tour again.

Robin died in March 2012 at the age of 62 following a battle with cancer.

Barry performed at Glastonbury Festival in 2017 for its coveted Legends slot.