She acted in David Turner's play, "Semi-Detached," at the Saville Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, John Thaw, James Bolam, and Mona Washbourne in the cast.
Dame Eileen Atkins
5' 6½" (1.69 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 1997 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in A Delicate Balance.