ADORABLE scarecrow Worzel Gummidge was a Christmas telly spotlight final 12 months.
And this 12 months he is again for Christmas. On this episode, Worzel will come throughout Saucy Nancy, the figurehead of a ruined ship. Here is who shall be enjoying the foul-mouthed character…
Saucy Nancy, center, will function within the new episode of Worzel GummidgeCredit score: BBC Photos
Who performed Saucy Nancy within the unique Worzel Gummidge?
Saucy Nancy was performed by none aside from the legendary Dame Barbara Windsor within the unique Worzel Gummidge.
She starred within the unique youngsters present alongside well-known actors of the day, together with Billy Connolly, Invoice Maynard, Joan Sims, Lorraine Chase.
Dame Barbara is greatest recognized for her appearances within the collection of Carry On movies and for taking part in pub landlord Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders along with her well-known line: “Get out of my pub!”
Windor sadly handed away on December 10 2020, eight years after first being identified with Alzheimer’s.
Barbara’s performed landlady Peggy Mitchell in EastEndersCredit score: BBC
What has Mackenzie Criminal stated about Barbara Windsor?
Mackenzie Criminal is the author, director and star of the reboot of the basic kids’s present.
The Solar requested Mackenzie if he thinks the hour-long programme is a becoming tribute to Dame Barbara.
He responded: “Completely, sure. She performed the unique model and lots of people will keep in mind that fondly.
“It’s so unhappy that she died simply weeks earlier than our new one went out.”
The actor additionally stated in regards to the episodes: “I’m excited and grateful to be making a brand new episode of Worzel Gummidge after a troublesome 12 months for everybody.
“We’re heading out of Scatterbrook for this story, on a day journey to the seaside, some recent air and a few extensive open house.”
Saucy Nancy was performed by none aside from the legendary Dame Barbara Windsor within the unique Worzel GummidgeCredit score: Mirrorpix
Who performs Saucy Nancy within the new solid?
Shirley Henderson takes on the half performed by the Carry On star.
Actress Shirley, recognized for her function as Moaning Myrtle within the Harry Potter movies, is legendary for her excessive, child-like voice.
She has additionally featured in movies similar to Topsy-Turvy, Wilbur Desires to Kill Himself, Frozen, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Anna Karenina, and the Netflix movie Okja.
Shirley Henderson will play NancyCredit score: Rex Options
You may additionally recognise Shirley from BBC present ABC Murders, wherein she performed Rose Marbury.
She’s going to star alongside India Brown as Susan, Thierry Wickens as John, and Vanessa Redgrave as Peg.
Worzel Gummidge: Saucy Nancy is on Christmas Eve