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."
Earned plaudits in her native Britain for her portrayal of an elderly lady's descent into Alzheimer's Disease in the BBC series EastEnders