She acted in Sir George Bernard Shaw's play, "Saint Joan," in a Prospect Production at the Liverpool Playhouse in Liverpool, Merseyside, England with Charles Kay, Frederick Treves, Paul Jesson, John Bowe, Geoffrey Palmer OBE, Emrys James, Robert Eddison, and Ronald Lacey in the cast. John Dove was director.
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Dame Eileen Atkins
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In England, as here, there are always two kinds of audiences: the Royal Shakespeare and the West End. In the last 10 years, audiences have been changed by television. One can tell: people don't concentrate and they expect lighter fare - and I do hate disappointing the audiences. One lady came up to me afterwards here, very complimentary, and then she said 'Well, this is terrible heavy.' And I ...
2004 Tony Award nominee for Best Actress in a Play for "The Retreat from Moscow."