(1939-1940) She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Devil's Disciple," at the Golders Green Hippodrome in Golders Green, London, England in an Old Vic Theatre production with Robert Donat, Stewart Granger, Andrew Cruickshank, and Max Adrian in the cast. Esme Church was director.
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Sharp-featured Shakespearean stage actress of commanding presence. She first made headlines on the London stage as "Hedda Gabbler" at the Westminster Theatre in 1943. Her subsequent roles confined her to intense or neurotic characters in classic plays, often at the Old Vic. On screen, she was typically cast as villainesses - most memorably as Ralph Richardson
's evil wife in
The Fallen Idol