Partnered Dame Maggie Smith in Alan Bennett's "Talking Heads" playing Muriel in segment "Soldiering On", first at the Chichester Festival Theatre, West Sussex (Summer 1996: directed by Alan Bennett) and subsequently at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End. Tyzack and Smith reprised their roles in a 2004 Australian tour.
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... I do feel strongly that it is deeply insulting the way older women are portrayed. If you watch TV or listen to the radio for a week, you would get the impression that everyone over the age of 60 has no control over their faculties. If it was any other group of people being portrayed like that, people would be up in arms. But because it is older women, nobody ever says anything.
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Was Emmy-nominated for Best Dramatic Actress (Limited Episodes) in 1972 for her title performance in "Cousin Bette" on Masterpiece Theatre. She lost out to Susan Hampshire
for her portrayal of Becky Sharp in "Vanity Fair."