Barbara Windsor as Peggy Mitchel in the BBC soap opera Eastenders.
Barbara Windsor was the Cockney queen of EastEnders but you're more likely to hear her famous accent in Essex now rather than London.
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Robbie Coltrane as Paul Finchley.
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