Her Royal Shakespeare Company credits include:
"Cymbeline", "The Tempest" (1957), "Romeo and Juliet", "Pericles", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Hamlet" (1958), Rosalind in "As You Like It" (1973), the title role in "Suzanna Andler" by Marguerite Duras
(1974), Nell in "Passion Play" a new play by Peter Nichols
(1981) and the woman in the UK premiere of "The Unexpected Man" by
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Dame Eileen Atkins
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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 ...
Is a breast cancer survivor.