Barbara Windsor on EastEnders' Danny Dyer: 'He's created a wonderful character'

Published Tuesday, Jun 23 2015, 11:11 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Barbara Windsor has said she's thrilled EastEnders is doing so well.

The 77-year-old actress is responsible for bringing one of the square's most legendary characters to life, pub landlady Peggy Mitchell, and while she's not on screen right now, she's still fully supportive of the show.

EastEnders' Danny Dyer and Barbara Windsor in the Queen Vic - 9 February 2015.


Barbara and Danny on set as Peggy and Mick.

Barbara told Yours magazine: "It's wonderful it's doing so well. They've taken risks and it's paid off.

"To take an actor like Danny Dyer, for instance – a goo dactor but one with a bit of a reputation – and put him in a place where, as Mick Carter, he has to push himself. He's created this wonderful character. Mick is just so nice and has a real Fifties feel about him.

"While I don't sit watching the show and thinking, 'Oh I wish I was in this', I'll always love it."

Barbara added that producers all her "every so often" to ask if she would return but at the minute she's too busy on other projects, including Tim Burton's movie Alice Through The Looking Glass.

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