She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "As You Like It," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alec McCowen, Barbara Jefford, John Justin, and Maggie Smith in the cast. Wendy Toye was director.
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Dame Judi Dench
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I mourn that there are so many repertory companies that aren't around any more. I don't want the arts to take the form of a reality programme. I heard somebody say the other day that it is good if people can bring drink and food into a theatre and get up and go if they don't like the play. Well, yes, go out if you don't like it, but where do you draw the line? They tell people not to take ...
Paternal granddaughter of George and Bessie (née Smith) Dench. Both were born and raised in Weymouth, Dorset.
Known for often playing dignified, strong-willed women in positions of authority, who are sometimes opposed or criticised by those under them.