Dame Barbara Windsor 'thrilled' to turn on Blackpool lights
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Dame Barbara Windsor 'thrilled' to turn on Blackpool Illuminations

Dame Barbara Windsor has switched on this year's Blackpool Illuminations.

The former EastEnders actress turned on the famous lights at 20:45 BST on Friday. Dame Barbara said she was "absolutely thrilled" and "emotional" to return to the town, where she was evacuated to as a child during World War Two.

Go to next video: Olympians switch on Blackpool lights