Barbara Windsor’s Peggy Mitchell to return to EastEnders as a ghost?
It seems Dame Barbara Windsor is plotting yet another comeback as Peggy Mitchell, just months after the character’s seemingly permanent departure from EastEnders.
Speaking to The Sun at this year’s TV Choice Awards held on Monday (September 5th), Windsor said: “I would love Peggy to come back on as a ghost – I’d definitely be up for it. I’d love that as I’d have been able to have had a rest for a little bit”.
The character of Peggy of course met a tragic end back in May, when the iconic matriarch intentionally overdosed after learning her cancer was terminal.
“I’m going to have to talk to the producers so they can find a way of doing that. I’m still in touch with them all so it would be easy”, Windsor continued about a potential return.
“When I went back for my last scenes I said, ‘I’ll get Grant back for you’, and of course he came back, didn’t he?”
It wouldn’t be so out of the question to bring Peggy back as a ghost, as when her character passed away, her old friend/frenemy Pat Butcher came back as a ghost to be with her in her final moments.
Dame Barbara Windsor was honoured by TV Choice with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Television at Monday’s ceremony. She is arguably most famous for her role as Peggy Mitchell, which she first adopted back in 1994.