Linda Henry says she will fight to clear her name after being charged with racial harassment.
The actress Linda Henry who plays Shirley Carter on BBC soap Eastenders is facing trial charged with racially aggravated harassment. Henry, 51, denies hurling racial abuse at a someone during a row outside Jamie Oliver's restaurant in Greenwich, south London, in September.
Linda Henry [second from right] is a key member of the Carter family on Eastenders
Henry, who appears on what is officially the most ethnically diverse soap on television, said she was "horrified" by the allegations and is prepared to fight to clear her name.
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