She acted in John Vanbrugh's play, "The Provok'd Wife," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Ann Bell, June Brown MBE, Dinsdale Landen, Trevor Martin, John Warner, Antony Brown, and Edward Hardwicke in the cast. Toby Robertson was director.
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Dame Eileen Atkins
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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In England, as here, there are always two kinds of audiences: the Royal Shakespeare and the West End. In the last 10 years, audiences have been changed by television. One can tell: people don't concentrate and they expect lighter fare - and I do hate disappointing the audiences. One lady came up to me afterwards here, very complimentary, and then she said 'Well, this is terrible heavy.' And I ...
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 1989 (1988 season) for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for "Cymbeline and Mountain Language".