She acted in the British National Theatre production repertoire season in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Man and Superman;" Henry Wadsworth Longellow's play, "Hiawatha;" Howard Brenton's play, "The Romans in Britain;" "Bertolt Brecht's play, "The Life of Galileo;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Sisterly Feelings;" William Shakespeare's ...
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If I had inhabited some of the characters I played, I'd probably be in jail or in an insane asylum. I take work home in the sense that I worry so much about getting it right, but I don't take my character home with me.
For performance in a revival of "Private Lives" on Broadway, she won Tony and Drama Desk awards as best actress in a play and the Stage Actress Award at the Variety Club Showbusiness Awards (2002). She had also been Tony-nominated in the same category in 1987 for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses". In both plays, she co-starred with Alan Rickman