Instagram EastEnders Health

'Rough couple of months': EastEnders' Sam Womack gives health update amid cancer battle

Reading now: 764

EastEnders actress Sam Womack, who played the role of Ronnie Mitchell for years, was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, forcing her to undergo a traumatic course of chemotherapy.

As she saw in her 50th birthday doing one of the things she loves best - performing to an audience - she admitted it had been a "rough couple of months".Sam made her spectacular West End comeback as the White Witch in the theatrical version of Narnia tale The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe last night.Fans had been anxiously awaiting news about her health, but she assured the world she was now "back to work" at London's Gillian Lynne Theatre.She announced proudly: "It's been a rough couple of months but I am blessed to be back."Meanwhile, Rita Simons, who played her onscreen sister Roxy on EastEnders, declared her a "warrior" as she joined the many admirers celebrating her milestone birthday - the first one since her health news."Happy birthday to the other half of me.

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News