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Gyles Brandreth remembers his friend, Barbara Windsor who never apologised for the saucy seaside-postcard bawdiness of the Carry On films and liked that people thought she was ‘a bit of all right’.
She turns 88 on November 15. She’s danced with Fred Astaire, sung with Sinatra and sold 68 million records. And now she’s our Number 1 award-winner.
WATCH HER ACCEPTANCE SPEECH HERE
Gyles Brandreth congratulates Winnie the Pooh, who first appeared in print today in 1926
From Gielgud to Pinter, playwright Ronald Harwood knew them all
I got into hot water when I told a coronavirus joke on TV
P D James and John Mortimer gave me tips for the perfect murder
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