Visiting the UK in tribute to her Labour leader grandfather, the Murder, She Wrote star reveals hope of capping her Hollywood career by appearing on the West End stage her mother once performed on
One of Britain's brightest and most durable stars of stage and screen, Angela Lansbury
, is hoping to round off her Hollywood and Broadway career with a theatrical run on the West End stage where her mother performed.
"I really would love to play the Theatre Royal Haymarket, because that is where my mother played," she said. "It nearly happened last year, and if that venue could be guaranteed I would come. I only want someone to make the offer."
Lansbury, 85, is due to return to her native Britain next week to celebrate the life of her grandfather, George Lansbury
, a founder of the Labour party. On the eve of her visit, she talked to the Observer about her English heritage,