She acted in Oliver Goldsmith's play, "She Stoops to Conquer," in a Peter Hall Company production at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Donald Sinden, David Essex, Emily Morgan, Tom Beard, and Leon Sinden in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
Miriam Margolyes OBE
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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I think it's very likely that because (Dickens) was able to depict - in a way that I don't think had ever been done before - people's real lives, it had an enormous response among the poor. So he was the last great artist whose work was appreciated by everybody. People at the very top and the very bottom loved Dickens. Queen Victoria asked him to come and read for her and people in the street ...
Became an Australian citizen on 26 January 2013. She was part of the Australia Day ceremony attended by Prime Minister Julia Gillard (who was also born in UK, in Wales).