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
5' 1" (1.55 m)
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When you go abroad people always talk with such love about British theatre, but the irony is it's not appreciated by the Government as it should be. The state of the arts has always been, and will always be, precarious. But there is something so alarming about the huge cuts made to companies, particularly when you read of the astronomical amounts some people are earning.
Currently supporting the Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds Restoration Appeal (2005).
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.