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Barbara Windsor Backs Campaign For Joan Littlewood Statue

21st November 2013

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...

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21st August 2013

Monty Python star Michael Palin is to become the latest famous face to play God in the comedy troupe's West End musical Spamalot. The guest appearances in the show are raising money for charity and...

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Stars To Play God In Spamalot For Charity

11th July 2013

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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11th July 2013

Hollywood star Hugh Grant, model/actress Lily Cole and veteran actress Barbara Windsor have joined the line-up for London Evening Standard's Get Reading festival, which will take place in the capital's Trafalgar Square on 13 July...

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Victoria Beckham Arrives Late To Viva Forever!

12th December 2012

Victoria Beckham turned up late to the 'Viva Forever!' premiere.The fashion designer delayed the curtain call of the new West End musical based on the Spice Girls' biggest hits by 15 minutes last night (11.12.12),...

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Barbara Windsor Voices London Underground Announcement

1st November 2012

Veteran British actress Barbara Windsor helped cheer London commuters on Thursday morning (01Nov12) by lending her voice to a special charity appeal played on the Tube.The Alice in Wonderland star recorded a message in aid...

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Amy Winehouse's Parents Moved To Tears At Vigil

24th July 2012

Amy Winehouse's parents broke down in tears as they visited the late singer's house on the first anniversary of her death yesterday (23.07.12). Mitch and Janis Winehouse were joined by one of Amy's best friends,...

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Paloma Faith Cites Barbara Windsor As Style Icon

19th July 2012

Paloma Faith says Barbara Windsor is her style icon. The singer-songwriter is known for her show stopping outfits and revealed the former 'EastEnders' actress is a huge inspiration for her fashion choices. Speaking at her...

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Paul Mccartney, Rob Brydon, Lead Tributes To Victor Spinetti

19th June 2012

A whole host of celebrities have paid tribute to the late Victor Spinetti, the Welsh veteran comedy actor and writer. Spinetti died at the age of 82, after being diagnosed with cancer around a year...

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Veteran Victor Spinetti Loses Battle With Cancer, Aged 82

19th June 2012

The veteran Welsh actor Victor Spinetti has passed away after a battle with pancreatic cancer, it's been confirmed. The 82 year-old was believed to have had cancer for a year but had remained in good...

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Annie Lennox To Receive 'Lifetime Achievement Award' In London

7th October 2011

Annie Lennox, the Scottish singer-songwriter who achieved major international success as one half of Eurythmics, will receive a lifetime achievement honour at the Inspiration Awards in London, reports the Press Association. The Sweet Dreams singer...

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Barbara Windsor Just Avoids Wardrobe Malfunction

13th August 2011

Barbara Windsor recently just managed to avoid a Janet Jackson-style wardrobe malfunction, at the opening of a new pop-up restaurant in London. According to the Belfast Telegraph, the former Carry On. and Eastenders star's top...

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29th November 2010

ALICE IN WONDERLAND star BARBARA WINDSOR was honoured with the London Legend award at a prizegiving in the U.K. capital on Saturday (27Nov10). The trophy is voted for by youngsters in the city to find...

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Windsor Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

15th November 2010

Veteran British actress BARBARA WINDSOR was presented with an outstanding contribution to showbusiness honour at the U.K.'s Variety Club Showbiz Awards on Sunday (14Nov10).The former Carry On star, who recently quit her longrunning role in...

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Windsor Handed Freedom Of London Honour

4th August 2010

Beloved British actress BARBARA WINDSOR has been handed the freedom of the City of London for her six-decade spanning career in showbusiness.The Alice In Wonderland star, who was born in the British capital, was awarded...

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Stars Turn Out For Woodward Memorial

26th March 2010

Stars including SIMON PEGG and veteran British actress BARBARA WINDSOR turned out in force on Thursday (25Mar10) to celebrate the life of late actor EDWARD WOODWARD at a London memorial.The 79 year old, best known...

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Wonderland Comes To London

26th February 2010

The stars of 'Alice in Wonderland' braved the rain for the movie's royal world premiere last night (25.02.10)Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Burton and Anne Hathaway were among the stars of the film who...

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Helen Mirren's Magical Movie Memory

15th February 2010

Dame Helen Mirren felt close to her ancestors while making 'The Last Station'. The 64-year-old actress, who has been nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Sofya Tolstoy in the movie, admitted...

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Gaga Fan Helen Mirren

13th February 2010

Dame Helen Mirren loves Lady Gaga.The 'Last Station' actress - who was infamously photographed wearing a bikini on holiday in Italy in 2008 - says she is interested in "slightly perverse" sexuality and is a...

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Windsor Denies Retirement Rumour

28th October 2009

Veteran British actress BARBARA WINDSOR has quashed rumours she is set to retire from showbusiness following her departure from her longrunning soap role.The Carry On star announced on Wednesday (28Oct09) she will be leaving hit...

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Eastenders Picks Up Seven Awards At British Soap Awards

10th May 2009

EastEnders picked up the best soap prize at the British Soap awards last night.The long-running show ended the night with seven awards in total to finish ahead of its rivals Coronation Street, Doctors, Emmerdale and...

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Little Britain Star Matt Lucas Has Civil Partnership Dissolved

22nd October 2008

Matt Lucas has dissolved his civil partnership with Kevin McGee at a family court in London.The Little Britain star and McGee sealed their partnership in December 2006 but announced their separation in June this year,...

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Little Britain Star Matt Lucas Splits From Partner

18th June 2008

Matt Lucas has separated from the partner he 'married' 18 months ago in a civil partnership ceremony.The Little Britain actor and Kevin McGee were married at Home House, a London private members' club, in December...

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Windsor Says No To Carry On

10th October 2007

British actress BARBARA WINDSOR has slammed plans to make a new installment of the classic 1960s CARRY ON movie series - insisting it's doomed to fail. The 70-year-old made her name in the comedy franchise...

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Co-star Defends Carry On Star Sid James

31st May 2006

Late comedy movie star SID JAMES didn't deserve his reputation as a lecherous womaniser, his CARRY ON movies co-star LIZ FRAZER insists. The actress is angry about the continuing myths about South African-born James and...

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Carry On Comes Back

17th May 2006

Film-makers are resurrecting cult British comedy franchise CARRY ON for a 32nd movie starring VINNIE JONES, VICTORIA SILVSTEDT and British soap star SHANE RICHIE. The slapstick movies were hugely popular in the late 1950s, 1960s...

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War Of The Worlds Auction Blunder

30th May 2005

STEVEN SPIELBERG has banned a British judge from seeing his WAR OF THE WORLDS movie before its official release - despite the judge having paid $2,368 (GBP1,300) for a private preview at a charity auction....

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Windsor: 'My Toyboy Stopped Me Killing Myself'

22nd December 2004

British actress BARBARA WINDSOR contemplated suicide during her 18-month ordeal with the debilitating Epstein-Bar Virus (EBV) - but was rescued by her toyboy lover SCOTT HARVEY. The star of the classic CARRY ON comedy...

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Windsor: 'I Wish I'd Done Porn'

8th November 2004

British actress BARBARA WINDSOR's biggest career regret is turning down the opportunity to pose naked for the first ever edition of PENTHOUSE magazine. The CARRY ON star was keen to strip for the soft-core...

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Caine To Rescue British Tv Soap?

18th October 2004

Movie legend SIR MICHAEL CAINE is desperate to help flailing British soap opera EASTENDERS - by bringing in Hollywood friends like GWYNETH PALTROW. The ALFIE star is a huge fan of the TV series...

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