Barbara Windsor won’t be having a carry on at Strictly

Barbara WindsorActress, and face of bingo, Barbara Windsor says she declined a chance to appear on Strictly Come Dancing this year.

The 76-year-old said to who is making a guest-return to BBC One saga EastEnders as Peggy Mitchell later this year told newspaper The Sun:

I have been asked to take part in Strictly but have said no. I think I am at an age where I don’t want to learn any more.

The star, famous for her nearly twenty years with ‘Enders and Carry On movies of the 1960s and 70s said that she would find the competition too difficult as she is a perfectionist.

Vanessa FeltzNames mooted to appear on this years Strictly Come Dancing include Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Vanessa Feltz (right) and Ben Cohen.

The series, fronted by Sir Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly which partners celebrities with professional dancers to make moves on the dance floor returns to BBC One in the autumn.

ITV last week announced they would be taking a new twist on the dance show format with Stepping Out. Hosted by Davina McCall the programme will follow celebrities and their real life partners as they learn to dance.

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