Oliver said: “The worst thing that happened to me was that I got phoned up by the exec producer and asked 'Did I want to go and cook for Peter Jackson's birthday?' The big birthday,”explained Oliver.
"And if I did, they would fly me over and I could be a hobbit in the film. But I was working, I couldn't get out of it. I really wanted to do it, I would have got right into it as well, I would have taken the costume home and said 'Jools, let's make love!'."
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