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Read what the cast have to say about Barbara’s departure from the show later this year, and is Steve McFadden considering quitting?
The EastEnders cast have revealed Barbara Windsor’s decision to leave the soap has left them devestated.
The veteran actress is quitting Albert Square in two months after over 15 years as landlady Peggy Mitchell.
Rita Simons who plays her neice Roxy is dreading filming her final episode. She said: "I’m going to miss her terribly."
Cheryl Fergison who plays Heather added: "She will be missed, she will be more than missed in fact."
Barbara’s on-screen son, Steve McFadden, has hinted he’ll miss her so much he’s even considering his own future with the soap.