Barbara Windsor attends the world premier of “Alice in Wonderland” at the Odeon Cinema in London’s Leicester Square in 2010. File photograph: Carl Court/Getty

The late Carry on film actress and Eastenders star Dame Barbara Windsor seemed East End to the core of her tiny 4ft 10 inch frame but an episode of Wh(...)

 Barbara Windsor attending the world premier of Alice in Wonderland in 2010. Photograph: Carl Court/AFP

When Barbara Deeks, a 16-year-old actor from east London, was encouraged to choose a stage name in 1953, it might seem arrogant that she borrowed from(...)

Actor Barbara Windsor with her husband, Scott Mitchell. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

The British actor Barbara Windsor, known for her role as landlady Peggy Mitchell in the soap EastEnders, has died aged 83. “It is with deep sadness t(...)