has been named as Best Newcomer
in the 2016 British Soap Awards
Langford has been playing Carmel Kazemi
in the BBC continuing drama EastEnders
since May 2015. Although she has been performing for over 45 years, this was her first role in a soap opera, making her elgible for the newcomer award.
Bonnie Langford is best known to Doctor Who fans for playing Melanie Bush
alongside the Sixth and Seventh Doctors in 20 episodes of Doctor Who in the 1980's, as well as reprising the role for Big Finish