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Lady Gaga Meets Dot Cotton For A TV Road Trip: Photos

by | 6th, November 2013

LADY Gaga and Dot Cotton have shared Graham Norton’s sofa. Gaga might have thought Dot Cotton a new internet address format, a social working site for actors. But Dot is June Brown, 85, a fragrant actress whose ability to smoke on the telly marks her out as likeable.

Other than on EastEnders , where June has played Bible-wetting, launderette wallah Dot since 1985, we last saw her without her omnipresent smouldering prop on the BBC Two show Respect Your Elder s. She was wearing a new pendant on which had been inscribed the order “Do Not Resuscicate”. (She had spelt “Resuscitate” wrong.) Before that June was on the Who Do You Think You Are?  genealogy show, also on the BBC, retracing her Jewish routes to Spain and the Inquisition.

Now she’s on the BBC with the the popstar Gaga. June came close to starring with a singer on EastEnders : Morrissey was offered the part of her son.

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