She acted in the British National Theatre Season Repertoire at the Cottesloe, Lyttelton, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Georg Buchner's play, "Danton's Death;" Moliere's play, "Don Juan;" Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Second Mrs. ...
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[at the European Film Awards in Paris, when she was receiving a Best Supporting Actor award for High Hopes
(1988), she was introduced as "Edna Door" instead of Edna Doré] "You'd think that at least in Paris they'd pronounce my bloody name right."
Won a scholarship to the drama school of the Croydon Repertory Theatre when she was just 15. Paul Scofield
was also a student there at the time.