She was last seen thanking fans for their support via a video message back in September.
Now Dame Barbara Windsor has enjoyed a night out with her good friend Matt Lucas.
Barbara was in the audience at London's Gielgud Theatre to watch Matt in Les Misérables.
Uploading a snap of himself and the actress with his co-star Michael Ball, Matt called Barbara a "superstar".
Great photo of a fantastic woman. I’m glad she’s looking so well.
He said: "Another day, another superstar in the audience at Les Mis."
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Fans were quick to comment on the photograph. One said that it was a "lovely picture of three lovely people".
"Now there is a photo to treasure," another said.
"What a lady #nationaltreasure," said another fan.
Others commented that Barbara – who is married to Scott Mitchell – looked "great".
"Great photo of a fantastic woman. I’m glad she’s looking so well," one said.
The outing comes after Barbara's former EastEnders co-star Kellie Shirley revealed the star's personality is "still infections", despite her having "terrible days".
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