She acted in Lionel Bart's musical, "Twang!," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with James Booth, Bernard Bresslaw, Ronnie Corbett, Bob Grant, Ben Aris, Tudor Davies, and Lesley Judd in the cast. Bert Shevelove was director. Oliver Messel was designer.
Barbara Windsor MBE
4' 11" (1.50 m)
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We didn't get a lot of money and we did always seem to be doing outside shots in winter but it paid the mortgage and I loved it. - On her Carry On movies
Her paternal great-grandmother Mary Ann Collins fled with her family from Cork in Ireland to the East End of London during the Irish potato famine and whilst in London she took up work as a match-stick girl.