Soap queen Barbara Windsor has ruled out ever making another appearance in EastEnders.

Barbara – who recently bowed out as pub landlady Peggy Mitchell after 16 years in EastEnders – admitted she’d had a change of heart after hinting she would like to head back to Walford in 2012, as she chatted with Piers Morgan.

“It was a bit selfish of me, but I didn’t want to be killed off. I am never going to go back, but I like to think that she’s still out there somewhere,” she told him on an upcoming episode of ITV1’s Piers Morgan’s Life Stories.

Barbara’s alter-ego Peggy left Albert Square after the Queen Vic burnt down, turning down the pleas of her crack addict son Phil to stay.

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