“But then when I had children – shortly after my first daughter was born – I was talking to a camera standing on top of a tower by a river.
“We were having a chit-chat and then all of a sudden I thought, ‘I’m scared’.”
Richard added: “And from that moment on I became scared of heights. So that wasn’t ideal.”
Ruth quizzed: “So why did you agree to go up the Burj Khalifa?” before adding: “The highest building in the world.”
Richard replied: “I’m not very bright. I like to use my imagination to see what might be waiting for me. And also it is an incredible building.”