Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Bonnie Langford Life Story Interview Carmel Eastenders…
Theatre actress and 70s child star Bonnie Langford is joining the cast of EastEnders, the BBC says.
She will take the role of Carmel Kazemi, Kush’s mother.
She will start filming her scenes this month and will make her first screen appearance in June.
Known for her role as Mel Bush, Doctor Who’s assistant as well as her stage roles in Chicago and Cats, Langford said: “I’m so thrilled and delighted to be part of EastEnders.”
She added: “I’m a great fan of the show and think the recent 30th anniversary was sensational and shows just how good British television can be. To be part of this family is an absolute privilege.”
Enjoy an Exclusive interview with Bonnie and Alex Belfield recorded at Spamalot:
Bonnie is an English actress, dancer and entertainer. She came to prominence as a child star in the early 1970s before subsequently becoming well known for her role as Mel Bush, a companion of Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor in the BBC series Doctor Who in the mid 1980s.
She has since appeared on stage in various musicals in the West End and on Broadway, shows such as Peter Pan: The Musical, Cats, The Pirates of Penzance and Chicago and more recently on TV in series 1 (2006) & series 9 (2014) of the reality competition programme Dancing on Ice.
Recorded 2014 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio