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Her theatre credits include: Miss Gossage, Senior Mistress in "The Happiest Days of Your Life" by John Dighton (1984, Barbican, London, UK, directed by Clifford Williams ).

(January 2008): Directed "The 39 Steps", a play based on the Alfred Hitchcock film, adapted by Patrick Barlow (American Airlines Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).

(1990) She starred in Peter Ransley's play, "Ellen", at the Hampstead Theatre Club in Hampstead, London, England with Ian McShane in the cast. Directed by Richard Wilson OBE.

(1980) She acted in Sir Noël Coward's play, "Private Lives", at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Jenny Quayle, Michael Jayston in the cast. Directed by Alan Strachan.

(1982) She acted in Sir Noël Coward's play, "Design for Living". performed at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Gary Bond, Ian Ogilvy in the cast. Directed by Alan Strachan.

(1989) She acted in Sir Noël Coward's play, "The Vortex", with Rupert Everett in the cast. Directed by David Prowse.

(1992) She acted in Sir Noël Coward's play, "Hay Fever", at the Albery Theatre in London, England with John Standing, Carmen Du Sautoy in the cast. Directed by Alan Strachan.

(1966) She played the Good Angel in the Oxford University Dramatic Society's production of Christopher Marlowe's play, "Dr. Faustus," at the Oxford University Theatre in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England with Richard Burton CBE, Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Andreas Teuber, Richard Durden-Smith, David Wood, Hugh Williams, Andrew Hilton, and Bruce Alexander in the cast. Nevill Coghill was director. Irene Sharaff was designer for Elizabeth Taylor.

(1978) She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Man of Destiny," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Ian Talbot, Granville Saxton, Rula Lenska, Clive Carter, Elizabeth Estensen, Anthony Sharp, Zelah Clarke, David Whitworth, and Helen Weir in the cast. David Conville, Richard Digby-Day, and Christopher Biggins were the directors.

(1978) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Ian Talbot, Granville Saxton, Rula Lenska, Clive Carter, Elizabeth Estensen, Anthony Sharp, Zelah Clarke, David Whitworth, and Helen Weir in the cast. David Conville, Richard Digby-Day, and Christopher Biggins were the directors.

(1978) She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Dark Lady of The Sonnets," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Ian Talbot, Granville Saxton, Rula Lenska, Clive Carter, Elizabeth Estensen, Anthony Sharp, Zelah Clarke, David Whitworth, and Helen Weir in the cast. David Conville, Richard Digby-Day, and Christopher Biggins were the directors.

(1994) She acted in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Picture of Dorian Gray," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Benedick Bates, Bette Bourne, Tim Pigott-Smith, and Joanna Riding in the cast.

(1974) She acted in Tom Stoppard's play, "Travesties," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with John Wood, John Hurt, Tom Bell, Frank Windsor, and Barbara Leigh-Hunt in the cast. Peter Wood was director.

(1984) She acted in John Dighton's play, "The Happiest Days of Your Life," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with John Cater, Peggy Mount, Paul Greenwood, and Griffith Jones in the cast. Clifford Williams was director.

(1976) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit," in a National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Richard Johnson, Elizabeth Spriggs, and Rowena Cooper in the cast. Harold Pinter was director.

(March 1976-December 1976) She acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in P.L. Travers's play, "Plunder;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "John Gabriel Borkman;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" John Osborne's play, "Watch It Come Down;" Harold Pinter's play, "No Man's Land;" Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit;" John Millington Synge's play, "Playboy of the Western World;" Howard Brenton's play, "Weapons of Happiness;" Tom Stoppard's play, "Jumpers;" and Thomas Bernhard's play, "Force of Habit;" with Albert Finney, John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Ralph Richardson, Angela Lansbury, Frank Finlay, Richard Johnson, Simon Ward, Wendy Hiller, Denis Quilley, Michael Hordern, Alan Anna Carteret, Brenda Blethyn, Dandy Nichols, David Yelland, Derek Thompson, Diana Quick, Dinsdale Landen, Elizabeth Spriggs, Gawn Grainger, J.G. Devlin, Jill Bennett, Joan Hickson, Julian Glover, Julie Covington, Michael Feast, Michael Medwin, Nick Brimble, Oliver Cotton, Polly Adams, Robert Eddison, Roland Culver, Struan Rodgers, Susan Fleetwood, Terence Rigby, Thelma Whitely, and Warren Clarke in the cast.

(January 1977-December 1977) She acted in the Repertoire Season at the National Theatre in London, England in Odon Von Horvath and Christopher Hampton's play, "Tales from the Vienna Woods;" Edward Albee's play, "Counting the Ways;" Thomas Bernhard's play, "The Force of Habit;" Carlo Goldoni's play, "Il Campiello;" Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great;" Tom Stoppard's play, "Jumpers;" Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit;" John Millington Synge's play, "Playboy of the Western World;" Harold Pinter's play, "No Man's Land;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet," "Julius Caesar;" Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Bedroom Farce;" Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Madras House;" Robert Bolt's play, "The State of Revolution;" Sean O'Casey's play, "The Plough and the Stars;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" play, "The Passion;" play, "Sir is Winning;" play, "Judgement;" Georges Feydeau's play, "The Lady from Maxim's;" William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife;" Julian Mitchell's play, "Half-Life;" John MacKendrick's play, "Lavender Blue;" Ferenc Molnar and Frank Marcus's play, "The Guardsman;" play, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight;" Victor Hugo's play, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame; James Kirkup's play, "The Magic Drum" (produced by Phoenix Theatre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England); Ben Jonson's play, "Devil is an Ass" and William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure," (produced by the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, West Midlands, England); play, "Nas Palabras," (produced by the Nuria Espert Company); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's musical, "Don Giovanni" (produced by the Glyndebourne Opera in Glyndebourne, Wales); Franz Kafka's play, "The Metamorphosis," and Edgar Allen Poe's play, "The Fall of the House of Usher" (produced by the London Theatre Group of London, England); play "Babel's Dancer" (produced by Moving Being Company); William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III Part II and the play, "Motocar" (produced by Paine's Plough Company) and Halleschen Uber company of West Berlin, West Gergmany; with Paul Scofield, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Albert Finney, Peggy Ashcroft, Diana Rigg, John Neville, Ben Kingsley, Brian Cox, Denis Quilley, Barbara Jefford, Stephen Rea, J.G. Devlin, Beryl Reid, Elizabeth Spriggs, Ian Charleson, Joss Ackland, Cyril Cusack, Susan Fleetwood, Warren Clarke, Ronald Pickup, Tom Wilkinson, Brian Blessed, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Bryant, Kenneth Cranham, Joan Hickson, Richard Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Susan Littler, Elspeth March, Michael Medwin, Stephen Moore, John Normington, Kate Nelligan, Hugh Paddick, Paul Rogers, Jane Asher, Tony Haygarth, Fulton Mackay, Dinah Stabb, Sylvia Coleridge, Oliver Cotton, Robert Eddison, Julian Glover, Michael Gough, Michael Kitchen, Peggy Mount, Ann Way, Brenda Fricker, Christopher Good, Edward Hardwicke, Isabel Dean, Richard Pearson, and Robin Bailey in the cast.

(1977) She acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Bedroom Farce," in a National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Michael Gough, Joan Hickson, Michael Kitchen, Stephen Moore, Polly Adams, Derek Newark, and Susan Littler in the cast. Peter Hall and Alan Ayckbourn were directors.

(1977) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit," in a National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Richard Johnson and Elizabeth Spriggs in the cast. Harold Pinter was director.

(1975) She acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A Little Night Music," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Jean Simmons, Hermione Gingold, Joss Ackland, Veronica Page, Terry Mitchell, Diane Langton, and Liz Robertson in the cast. Harold Prince was director.

(1975) She acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A Little Night Music," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Jean Simmons, Angela Baddeley, Joss Ackland, David Kernan, Diane Langton, and Liz Robertson in the cast. Harold Prince was director.

(February 1976) She acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A Little Night Music," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Virginia McKenna, Angela Baddeley, Joss Ackland, David Kernan, Diane Langton, and Liz Robertson in the cast. Harold Prince was director.

(1980) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Michael Jayston and Jenny Quayle in the cast. Alan Strachan was director.

(1982) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Design for Living," at the Greenwich Theatre in Greenwich, London, England with Gary Bond, Ian Ogilvy, and Roland Curram in the cast. Alan Strachan was director.

(1982) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Design for Living," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Gary Bond and Ian Ogilvy in the cast. Alan Strachan was director.

(1983) She directed Giles Cooper's play, "Happy Family," at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Ian Ogilvy, Angela Thorne, Stephanie Beacham, and James Laurenson in the cast.

(1983) She directed Giles Cooper's play, "Happy Family," at the Theatre Royal in Windsor, Berkshire, England with Stephanie Beacham, Ian Ogilvy, Angela Thorne, and James Laurenson in the cast.

(1985) She directed William Douglas Home's play, "After the Ball is Over," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Patrick Cargill, Anthony Quayle, Maxine Audley, and Michael Fenton-Stevens in the cast.

(1980) She acted in Noël Coward's play, "Private Lives", at the Duchess Theatre (Wes End) in London, England with Michael Jayston and Jenny Quayle in the cast. Alan Strachan was the director.

(1989) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "The Vortex," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Rupert Everett in the cast. Philip Prowse was director.

(1990) She acted in Jerry Sterner's play, "Other People's Money," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Martin Shaw and Paul Rogers in the cast.

(1990) She directed Charles Ludlam's play, "The Mystery of Irma Vep," at the Ambassadors Theatre in London, England with Nickolas Grace and Edward Hibbert in the cast.

(1992) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Hay Fever," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with John Standing and Carmen Du Sautoy in the cast. Alan Strachan was director.

(1996) She acted in A.R. Gurney's play, "Sylvia," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Zoe Wanamaker, Robin Ellis, and Neil McCaul in the cast.

(2005) She directed Terence Rattigan's play, "Man and Boy," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with David Suchet, Ben Silverstone, David Yelland, and Colin Stinton in the cast.

(April 27 to May 16, 2010) She directed the play, "Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon wrote the original screenplay. John Buchan wrote the book. Patrick Barlow adapted the play.


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