She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Maggie Smith, John Moffatt, Gerald James, John Stride, and Barbara Leigh-Hunt in the cast. Toye was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
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[Does she miss Michael Williams
?] You bet. I don't expect you ever get over that. Time changes something, I suppose, but you miss the basic things. Michael was a realist, down to earth, a Lancashire man. I'm a Yorkshire woman and so that was pretty volatile, I suppose. He was Cancerian, I'm Sagittarian. He would say: 'I'm always rushing for the dark, you're always rushing for the light. If we ...
She was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award for Best Actress of the 1997 season for her performance in Amy's View at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton and then Aldwych theatres.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.