I loved her in both EastEnders and Are You Being Served? on the BBC. Rest in peace, dear.Wendy Richard, the actress who appeared in some of Britain's best-loved and most long-running television programmes, has died today, her agent Kevin Francis said. She was 65 and had been suffering from cancer.
A Conservative supporter, she was also reputed once to have refused to deliver a rant against the then prime minister Margaret Thatcher, accusing the EastEnders writers of foisting their own political views on her.