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Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband opens up about Alzheimer’s struggle

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband opens up about Alzheimer’s struggle

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband admits he gets "frustrated and irritable" when dealing with her devastating Alzheimer’s disease. The 82-year-old British acting legend was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 and Barbara’s spouse Scott Mitchell has revealed how difficult it is to watch his beloved wife battle the debilitating condition. Speaking to Chris Evans... »

Dame Barbara Windsor is ‘fighting fit’

Dame Barbara Windsor is ‘fighting fit’

Dame Barbara Windsor is "fighting fit" as she continues to battle dementia, according to her longterm pal Christopher Biggins. The 81-year-old television icon has sadly been battling the illness since 2014, and her close pal and fellow TV star Christopher, 70, has now said she "looked wonderful" when they had lunch together earlier this week, although he noticed a deterioration... »

Jake Wood’s daughter ‘so proud’ after London Marathon

Jake Wood’s daughter ‘so proud’ after London Marathon

Jake Wood’s daughter Amber is "so proud" of him for running the London Marathon. The 46-year-old actor – who is best known for portraying Max Branning in BBC One soap ‘EastEnders’ – took part in the event for his former co-star Dame Barbara Windsor, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, as part of a group called Barbara’s Revolution... »

Emma Barton and Jamie Borthwick ‘struggled with injuries’ during London Marathon

Emma Barton and Jamie Borthwick ‘struggled with injuries’ during London Marathon

Emma Barton and Jamie Borthwick were both "struggling with nasty knee injuries" during the London Marathon but "refused to stop". The ‘EastEnders’ pair were part of the team Barbara’s Revolutionaries, who took part in the event for their former co-star Dame Barbara Windsor – who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 – and the 41-year... »

Jake Wood thought of Barbara Windsor ‘all through’ London Marathon

Jake Wood thought of Barbara Windsor ‘all through’ London Marathon

Jake Wood was thinking of Dame Barbara Windsor "all the way" while running the London Marathon yesterday (28.04.19). The ‘EastEnders’ star took part in the 26.2-mile spectacle for his former co-star – who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 – alongside several of his other colleagues, and the 81-year-old actress’ husband Scott Mitchell, for ... »

EastEnders’ Max Branning to return in May

EastEnders’ Max Branning to return in May

EastEnders’ Max Branning will return to Walford early next month. The BBC One soap have confirmed Jake Wood’s hard-man alter-ego – who hasn’t been seen on screen since February – will be back in Albert Square in the week commencing May 6th. According to early episode guidelines, Max will have to "try to put things right" with wife Rainie Branning (Tanya Fran... »

Barbara Windsor won’t watch husband Scott Mitchell at London Marathon

Barbara Windsor won’t watch husband Scott Mitchell at London Marathon

Dame Barbara Windsor won’t watch her husband Scott Mitchell cross the finish line at the London Marathon on Sunday (28.04.19). The 81-year-old actress was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014, and her spouse Scott is running the annual event, alongside several of her former ‘EastEnders’ co-stars, to raise awareness for the charity Dementia Revolution, which was launched by Al... »

Jake Wood thanks Barbara Windsor for help during early EastEnders days

Jake Wood thanks Barbara Windsor for help during early EastEnders days

Jake Wood is grateful to Dame Barbara Windsor for taking him under her wing ahead of his "daunting" ‘EastEnders’ debut. The soap star joined the BBC One show over a decade ago, and he has admitted his legendary co-star – who is living with dementia after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 – gave him "lots of advice" to make his early ... »

Barbara Windsor’s husband ‘thrilled’ with support for her dementia story

Barbara Windsor’s husband ‘thrilled’ with support for her dementia story

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell is "thrilled" at the "impact" her dementia story has had on other sufferers. The 81-year-old former ‘EastEnders’ star was diagnosed with the degenerative brain condition in 2014, and her spouse Scott has said that although they didn’t intend to rally so much support by going public with the sad news, he’... »

Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott says she’ll be ‘safe and loved’ amid Alzheimer’s battle

Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott says she’ll be ‘safe and loved’ amid Alzheimer’s battle

Dame Barbara Windsor’s husband Scott Mitchell says he’ll always keep her "safe and loved" amid her Alzheimer’s battle. The 81-year-old former ‘EastEnders’ star was diagnosed with the degenerative brain condition in 2014, and her husband Scott, 56, has admitted that although he realises the condition is "way beyond [his] control", he will continue t... »

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