In Pictures: Carry On star and Queen Vic landlady Barbara Windsor

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In Pictures: Carry On star and Queen Vic landlady Barbara Windsor
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TV and film star Dame Barbara Windsor has died aged 83.

Dame Barbara, who starred in a host of Carry On films and played Peggy Mitchell on BBC soap EastEnders, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014. Her condition worsened during lockdown.

Her death was announced by her husband Scott Mitchell.

Barbara Windsor and Boris Johnson
Dame Barbara Windsor met Boris Johnson after she delivered an Alzheimer’s Society open letter, calling on him to address the ‘devastating state’ of dementia care (Simon Dawson/PA)
Dame Barbara Windsor with her husband Scott Mitchell
Dame Barbara Windsor with her husband Scott Mitchell (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Barbra Windsor investiture
The TV star was made a Dame Commander of the order of the British Empire (John Stillwell/PA)
The Queen meeting Barbara Windsor
The Queen met Barbara Windsor inside the Queen Vic during her visit to Elstree Studios (Fiona Hanson/PA)
The Mitchells on EastEnders
Dame Barbara as Peggy Mitchell, with Ross Kemp and Steve McFadden, who played her sons Grant and Phil on the soap (Kieron McCarron/BBC/PA)
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With Carry On co-stars Sid James in 1973 (PA)
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With composer Lionel Bart during dress rehearsals for Twang! in 1965 (PA)
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Riding a motorbike during a visit to the International Motor Show at Earls Court in London in 1980 (PA)
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On stage at the London Palladium rehearsing her role as the Fairy in Babes In The Wood pantomime in 1987 (PA)
Barbara Windsor on a 1960s Routemaster bus
Barbara Windsor on a 1960s Routemaster bus to join military personnel to mark London Poppy Day in 2014 (Steve Parsons/PA)
Dame Barbara Windsor with the BBC Children in Need mascot Pudsey
Dame Barbara Windsor with the BBC Children in Need mascot Pudsey in 2017 (Yui Mok/PA)
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The actress on the trading floor during the BGC Partners Charity Day in London (Ian West/PA)
Barbra Windsor unveils Kenneth Williams Plaque
Dame Barbara next to an English Heritage blue plaque for her Carry On co-star Kenneth Williams (John Stillwell/PA)
Barbara Windsor offers the wax figure of Sir Winston Churchill some lunch at Madame Tussauds
The TV star offers the wax figure of Sir Winston Churchill some lunch at Madame Tussauds in central London (John Stillwell/PA)
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Arriving at the Hammersmith Palais for Elton John’s 50th birthday party in 1997 (PA)
Barbara Windsor joins Big Lunch initiative
Boris Johnson announced Barbara Windsor as his ‘Street Party Champion’ for the Big Lunch, when he was mayor of London (Ian West/PA)
Barbara Windsor with Ross Kemp
The actress with EastEnders co-star Ross Kemp (Myung Jung Kim/PA)
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