Michael Burton, spotted her potential and, without charge, rigorously drilled away her Cockney accent.
He knew more about me than I know about myself.
She was drinking a little bit.
That she was always a depressive and of course that was the view you got of her in The Hours.
In the 1960 Shakespeare production she played Joan of Arc.
Her many stage credits included the stage revival of at the in 2007 and in Peter Hall's production of The Portrait of a Lady in 2008.