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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...

Victoria Beckham Arrives Late To Viva Forever!

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),...

Barbara Windsor Voices London Underground Announcement

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...

Amy Winehouse's Parents Moved To Tears At Vigil

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,...

Paloma Faith Cites Barbara Windsor As Style Icon

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...

Paul Mccartney, Rob Brydon, Lead Tributes To Victor Spinetti

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...

Veteran Victor Spinetti Loses Battle With Cancer, Aged 82

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...

Annie Lennox To Receive 'Lifetime Achievement Award' In London

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...

Barbara Windsor Just Avoids Wardrobe Malfunction

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...

Windsor Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

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...

Windsor Handed Freedom Of London Honour

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...

Stars Turn Out For Woodward Memorial

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...

Wonderland Comes To London

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...

Helen Mirren's Magical Movie Memory

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...

Gaga Fan Helen Mirren

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...

Windsor Denies Retirement Rumour

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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