'I'm barmy': Eastender June Brown on 'Strictly' stint 

Thursday November 18, 2010

She's loved by the nation for her role as gossip Dot Branning (previously Cotton) on hit show Eastenders

And now it seems that June Brown will have a chance to shine in a different light as she's agreed to compete on the Christmas special of Strictly Come Dancing.

The 83-year-old actress is the oldest contestant so far to trip the light fantastic on Strictly.

She will be partnered with Vincent Simone.

June said: "I'm terrified and apprehensive about what I've let myself in for.

"I must be barmy and I'm not sure what's come over me…"

"I just hope I can remember the steps to the routines.

"I'm looking forward to working with the professional dancers and the other contestants".

Photo: © Getty

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