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Carry On Bosses Want Holograms For Late Star Cameos

'Carry On' bosses may use holograms for Sid James and Hattie Jacques in a new trilogy.Producer Brian Rogers wants to pay tribute to the two late stars - who passed away in 1976 and 1980...

Dame Barbara Windsor Has 'Tremendous Energy'

Dame Barbara Windsor ''looks wonderful and has tremendous energy'' despite her ongoing battle with dementia. The 82-year-old television personality has been battling the illness since 2014 but her close pal Christopher Biggins - who has...

Dame Barbara Windsor Forgets Friends' Names

Dame Barbara Windsor can no longer remember her friends' names.The 81-year-old actress is battling Alzheimer's - a form of dementia - which has slowly ''robbed'' her of her memories and her friend Kellie Shirley admitted...

Barbara Windsor Experiencing 'Really Bad' Confusion

Barbara Windsor's husband Scott Mitchell says her confusion is ''really bad'' and she has ''instant forgetfulness''. The 81-year-old actress is battling Alzheimer's disease, a form of Dementia, which leads to heart-breaking moments where she forgets...

Barbara Windsor Doing Really Well

Barbara Windsor is doing ''really well''.The 81-year-old actress has been battling Alzheimer's disease since 2014 but she's still in good spirits and enjoying socialising and seeing her friends, who are impressed by the way she's...

Barbara Windsor Forgot Who Husband Was Due To Alzheimer's

Dame Barbara Windsor forgot who her husband Scott Mitchell was ''two weeks ago'' due to her Alzheimer's disease.The former 'EastEnders' star's spouse Scott, 54, has been caring for his 81-year-old wife as she lives with...

Dame Barbara Windsor's Husband Surprised By Diagnosis

Dame Barbara Windsor's husband didn't expect her to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease when he urged her to see a doctor about her memory problems.The former 'EastEnders' star's spouse Scott Mitchell noticed she had been...

Barbara Windsor Vows To "Carry On" In Face Of Alzheimer's Disease

Dame Barbara Windsor has spoken publicly for the first time since news broke that she has been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for years, vowing to her fans that she will “carry on”.A week ago, the...

Barbara Windsor Is 'Feeling Pretty Low' Following Alzheimer's Revelations

Christopher Biggins says Barbara Windsor is feeling ''pretty low'' following the revelations about her Alzheimer's Disease.The 69-year-old actor is a good friend of the 'Carry On' actress, who was recently revealed to be suffering with...

Barbara Windsor Moved By Support

Barbara Windsor has been moved to tears by the support she's received since it was revealed she's suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.The 80-year-old actress' husband Scott Mitchell spoke out last week about his beloved wife's battle...

Barbara Windsor Struggling To Remember Marriage

Dame Barbara Windsor has ''no recollection'' of her relationship with her husband.The 80-year-old actress' spouse Scott Mitchell revealed on Thursday (10.05.18) that the 'Carry On' star had been diagnosed with degenerative brain disease Alzheimer's four...

Barbara Windsor Suffering From Alzheimer's Disease

British television and screen legend Dame Barbara Windsor has been battling with Alzheimer’s disease for the last four years, her husband has revealed.The 80 year old star was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative condition, which affects...

Dame Barbara Windsor Diagnosed With Alzheimer's

Dame Barbara Windsor has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The 80-year-old actress' husband Scott Mitchell has confirmed his wife is taking medication to help manage the ''cruel disease'' - which is the most common cause...

Sid James Seduced Barbara Windsor With A Passion Fruit

Dame Barbara Windsor's 'Carry On' co-star Sid James seduced her with passion fruit.The 79-year-old actress - who appeared alongside Sid in the iconic film series - has revealed the extent of her affair with the...

Barbara Windsor Plotting Spooky Return To Eastenders

The actress' Peggy Mitchell character took her own life after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer during a May (16) episode, and Barbara walked away from the show she had been a big...

Gogglebox Cut Raw, Emotional Scenes Of Families Reacting To Peggy Mitchell's Death

Channel 4’s ‘Gogglebox’ reportedly cut scenes of the show’s families reacting to Peggy Mitchell’s suicide on ‘Eastenders’ because they were too raw. Each week the show features families from across the UK reacting to the...

'Peaky Blinders' Gets Renewed For Another Two Series

BBC gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’ has been renewed for another two series, Deadline has confirmed. The drama, which is currently airing its third season in the UK, received a double order from BBC Two thanks...

Barbara Windsor To Be Immortalized With Bbc Life Story 'Babs'

Barbara Windsor is a legend of British TV, and while the character she is best known for - feisty landlady Peggy Mitchell in 'EastEnders' - has passed, she still deserves to be honoured in the...

Blushing Barbara Windsor Receives Damehood

In December last year (15) it was announced the EastEnders star would be named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), in the Queen's New Year's Honours List....

Dame Barbara Windsor's Eastenders Character To Be Killed Off

The former Carry On regular has portrayed tough-talking Peggy Mitchell on EastEnders for more than two decades, but now she has confirmed the character will be killed off. During an appearance on...

Idris Elba, Damon Albarn And Barbara Windsor Recognised In New Year's Honours List

Idris Elba, Barbara Windsor and Blur frontman Damon Albarn were among those recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. ‘Luther’ actor Elba was recognised with an OBE for his services to drama and said...

Barbara Windsor Upset By Damehood Criticism

News of the Carry On star's prestigious accolade was leaked last week (ends27Dec15) and some critics suggested she was an "unlikely" choice for the honour, citing her upbringing, past indiscretions, and sexual encounters....

Barbara Windsor To Be Made A Dame In New Years' Honours List

British actress Barbara Windsor is to become a dame in the New Years’ honours list, thanks to her decades long acting career and her tireless charity work. The 78-year-old, who is already an MBE, is...

Stars Take Over London Underground For Remembrance Day

The celebrity voiceovers will urge commuters to make donations to war veterans charities ahead of the Remembrance Day commemorations next month (Nov15). "We are proud to support The Royal British Legion's annual...

Barbara Windsor Makes Impassioned Plea For Military

The star is backing the Poppy Appeal, which raises money for those injured on the battlefield and takes place annually ahead of Remembrance Day next month (Nov15). Supporters traditionally honour the U.K.'s...

Alan Cumming Led The Celebrations At The Attitude Pride Awards

Alan Cumming led the celebrations at the Attitude Pride Awards 2015 on Friday night (26.06.15).The 50-year-old actor was hosting the awards - held at Grosvenor House, London - that honour members of the community who...

Barbara Windsor Receives Honorary Degree

Veteran British actress Barbara Windsor received an honorary degree from the University of East London on Thursday (20Nov14).The Carry On star was awarded the accolade in recognition of her six-decade career in showbusiness at a...

Michael Sheen Returning To Wonderland

Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry and Alan Rickman are among the stars returning for the 'Alice in Wonderland' sequel.The 'Masters of Sex' star is back to voice the White Rabbit in 'Alice in Wonderland: Through The...

Barbara Windsor Backs Campaign For Joan Littlewood Statue

Veteran British actress Barbara Windsor has thrown her support behind a campaign to honour theatre great Joan Littlewood with a statue in London.The Carry On star is backing a drive which asks fans to help...

Stars To Play God In Spamalot For Charity

Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville and Carry On star Barbara Windsor are among an eclectic group of celebrities who will take on the role of God in West End show Spamalot to raise money for...

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