Babs

(2017)

Overview

This is the story of Dame Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Preparing to perform in the theatre one cold evening in 1993, the cheeky, chirpy blonde Babs recounts the people and events that have shaped her life and career over fifty years from 1943 to 1993. She contemplates her lonely childhood and WWII evacuation, her decision to go from Barbara Ann Deeks to Barbara Windsor - inspired by the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, her complicated relationship with her father, her doomed marriage to Ronnie Knight, capturing the attention of Joan Littlewood and becoming the blonde bombshell in the Carry On films. Babs, ever the consummate professional, never lets her fans down whatever her personal anguish and steps on the stage to rapturous applause.

  1. Dominic Leclerc

    Director

  2. Tony Jordan

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jaime Winstone

    Jaime Winstone

    Barbara Windsor (Young Adult)

  2. Samantha Spiro

    Samantha Spiro

    Babs

  3. Nick Moran

    Nick Moran

    John Deeks

  4. Leanne Best

    Leanne Best

    Rose Deeks

  5. Zoë Wanamaker

    Zoë Wanamaker

    Joan Littlewood

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 7, 2017
    TV

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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