But is she going to let a little thing like the fact her character, Cindy Beale, is now dead and buried stand in the way of her returning to the soap? Of course not.
Speaking to The Sun, Michelle claims: “[Lucy Beale’s murder] is all anyone is talking about. I’d love to go back now. It’d be great for Lucy’s mum to make a shocking reappearance."
Viewers were shocked last month when Gillian Taylforth made her return to ‘EastEnders’ as Kathy Beale, as part of the soap’s 30th anniversary celebrations, despite the fact the character had previously been pronounced dead in a car crash.
“It hasn’t stopped them writing supposedly dead characters back in the past so I’m sure they could make it work. Everyone seems to be coming back from the dead.”
You’ve got a point, Michelle, Albert Square does seem to be turning into ‘28 Days Later’ these days.
Since leaving ‘EastEnders’ 16 years ago, Michelle landed a role in ‘Coronation Street’ playing Rovers Return landlady Stella Price.
Her final ‘Corrie’ scenes aired last year, ironically after she quit the soap because she felt the long hours were “turning her into a zombie”...