She played Titania in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," for the Stratford Theatre Festival for the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ian Richardson, Diana Rigg, Paul Hardwick, and Ian Holm in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
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On plastic surgery: I've considered it, but I'm too old now. Every time I go to America I wonder if there is some process where it could all be sucked out and I could be out of there in time for dinner, but I'm frightened it would all drop off under the anaesthetic.
Following her Oscar win for Shakespeare in Love
(1998), the producers of the Bond franchise gave her character M a much larger role -- one central to the film's plot -- for the first time in the Bond franchise. While M had typically only been seen in Bond films in bookend scenes at the very beginning and end, this time around the writers made her past actions the primary motive for the film's two...
Known for often playing dignified, strong willed women in positions of authority who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under her.