Soap Opera Legend
Age - 82
Amanda Barrie is an English actress who is best known for playing the role of Alma Sedgewick in Coronation Street.
She has played a number of iconic female characters throughout her career, enlisting her as one of the UK’s national treasures.
“I should be a very old housemate, wise and giving advice. That nobody will take.”
“This year’s Celebrity Big Brother theme is wonderful. It’s about women and empowerment.”
(On male housemates entering the house) “Oh darling, we’ll just welcome the boys. I think anybody that goes in there, anything in there will cause a ruckus.”