EastEnders star June Brown looks frail as she stops for a cheeky cigarette

EastEnders legend June Brown shows despite being 91 she’s still got some puff left – as she enjoys a ciggie just like her chain-smoking character.

The actress, who plays Albert Square favourite Dot in the BBC1 soap, looked frail as she was spotted sparking up in a London street.

She sat in a doorway to enjoy the gasper before going on her way – looking unsteady as she got to her feet.

June, who joined the soap in 1985, has not been seen on the screens recently.

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But bosses renewed her contract in April to keep her on the show into next year.

The actress told BBC bosses she wanted to continue playing Dot Branning.

A source said: “June is still an exceptional actress and true pro who can still make or break a scene.

“The BBC bosses want her in EastEnders as long as she feels able to deliver – and there’s no question she can still deliver the goods.”

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