Eastenders actress Anita Dobson tipped for Strictly Come Dancing 2011

Strictly Come Dancing

Former Eastenders actress Anita Dobson has been approached by Strictly Come Dancing for the new series, according to tabloid reports. The 62-year-old played Angie Watts in the BBC One soap back in 1985 and hooked viewers with her fiery marriage to Dirty Den, played by Leslie Grantham.

Antia joins a range of celebs rumored to be joining the series this year, including One Show host Alex Jones and footie star Robbie Savage.

A source told The Sun: "Bosses are really keen on her. Viewers are still fascinated with Anita and her Angie character after all these years. They think she would be great on the show."

A friend of the star however revealed that Antia was still considering the offer. They told the newspaper: "Strictly is a lot of hard work. Anita is still undecided at the moment."

Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One in September.

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