She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Douglas Campbell, Alec McCowen, Gwen Watford, Robert Harris, John Stride, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Stephen Moore, Gerald James, and Tom Courtenay (Puck) in the cast. Michael Langham was director. Thea Musgrave was ...
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Dame Judi Dench | Judy Dench
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I hate how people have been attacking Daniel Craig
. It's despicable and it disgusts me. I have filmed with him in Prague and the Bahamas and he is a fine actor. He brings something new and edgy to the role. His critics will be proved wrong.
In a 2004 opinion poll of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Dame Dench's performance as "Lady Macbeth" in Trevor Nunn
's 1976 production of "Macbeth" was voted the second greatest Shakespearean performance of all time. Only Paul Scofield
's masterful "King Lear" was ranked higher.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.