Friday 23 September 2016

Still Carrying On ... What are they up to now?


Here we go with another quick round up of what some of our favourite Carry On stars are getting up to. There's quite a lot going on so without further ado..

Barbara Windsor has been in the news quite a bit recently following her departure from EastEnders for one final time. She switched on the Blackpool illuminations this month and you can read about that here

Barbara also won an outstanding achievement award at the TV Choice Awards 

And talked about how she grieved for her Enders character Peggy Mitchell - you can read about that here

We're waiting on further details on the new BBC biopic, Babs, which is due out next year to tie in with Barbara's 80th birthday.

The lovely Anita Harris is working away as hard as ever, touring with her own shows and as part of someone other people's up and down the country.  You can check out her touring schedule here  


The gorgeous Sally Geeson and Margaret Nolan will be attending a special screening of both Carry On Abroad and Carry On Girls in Darlington this November. You can read more about that here 

Sally has also recently been interviewed on BBC Radio Tees - you can listen to that here 


The lovely Carol Hawkins has a new website - you can visit it here

Madeline Smith has also been busy. As well as being interviewed by yours truly, she will also be going back to her roots at The Questors Theatre as well as attending the next Camden Film Fair

Following the success of her illustrated Carrying On Forever talk in June, Valerie Leon will be hosting another talk this coming November. More on that as I get it.

Valerie also appears to have been filming some new acting assignments. You can read more about her new projects on her IMDB page

Robin Askwith has been back in the UK for another couple of Misty Moon events recently. He is also acting away on the screen with new credits on his IMDB page

Carry On Nurse actress Ann Firbank is currently completing work on a new short film - more on that here


What Another Carry On in Ealing will take place on 25 September and feature several Carry On names in Angela Douglas, Jack Smethurst, Angela Ellison and Christine Ozanne.  You can find out more about that event here
The legendary Fenella Fielding will be In Conversation at the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge on 25 September. You can read more on that here

Fenella will also be appearing at the London St James Theatre on Wednesday 5 October to perform in Tears, Treachery and Just a Little Murder. You can find out more about that on her website

Fenella will also be performing extracts from her memoirs again on Saturdays throughout November, December and into January 2017. More on that when I get it!

The evergreen Bernard Cribbins has been filming the role of Snout in Russell T Davies' adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream for the BBC. Further information on that here 

Amanda Barrie has been talking about her decision to come out in her sixties and on why she decided to get married in her late seventies. There is also a hint she may be returning to Benidorm - you can read about that here

And finally Sherrie Hewson speaks of how she would like to return to Coronation Street as she launches her starring role in the Manchester Opera House Panto. You can read about that here 


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