Barbara Windsor set to cure retirement boredom with Celebrity Big Brother 2011?

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The husband of former Eastenders actor Barbara Windsor has suggested she may well sign up for Celebrity Big Brother - simply so she'll get out of the house! The 73-year-old retired from the soap last year, but has found herself being driven mad with less work to do following her exit.

According to The People last month, husband Scott has suggested she sign up for Celebrity Big Brother 2011 on Channel 5.

Babs herself told the newspaper: "Being at home is driving me mad. When I was working I was up early and filming all day and I knew where I was.

"Now I'm so disorganised. I wake up next to Scott and say, Where is this and where is that? and my diary is all over the place."

She added: "Someone suggested I open a bar, but no way."

Celebrity Big Brother 2011 starts on Channel 5 this August, with stars lined up understood to include the likes of Rachel Stevens and Jedward.

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