She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," at the Streatham Hill Theatre in Streatham Hill, London, England in an Old Vic Theatre production with Robert Donat, Constance Cummings, Marie Ney, Stewart Granger, Andrew Cruickshank, Andre Morell, 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