Judi Dench

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Six Minutes to Midnight review – Eddie Izzard miscast in strained Nazi-school yarn
The comedian plays a teacher who takes a job at a Nazi-sympathising Bexhill school on the cusp of the second world war

Peter Bradshaw

25, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'You find a way': Judi Dench on working through sight loss
Actor describes being helped with lines and learning by repetition at event for the Vision Foundation

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @8:30 PM

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Judi Dench: 'In my mind's eye I'm six foot and willowy and about 39'
At 86 and in lockdown, the actor finds herself in the rare position of not working. Instead, she talks about theatrical ghosts, her friendship with Harvey Weinstein and definitely not being a national treasure

Xan Brooks

22, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Anthony Head’s teenage obsessions: ‘The Rocky Horror Show ignited something in my core’
The Buffy and Gold Blend actor, who stars in the new film School’s Out Forever, on his love for Judi Dench, Lord of the Flies – and playing Dr Frank-N-Furter

As told to Rich Pelley

21, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Blithe Spirit review – Judi Dench presides over a deathly farce
Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann and Isla Fisher mug spiritedly but there is little life in this unfunny Noël Coward adaptation

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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That's the spirit! Judi Dench reveals how a clairvoyant chose her name
The Oscar-winning star, who plays the eccentric Madame Arcati in a new film of Blithe Spirit, says her name was revealed to her parents by a famous 1930s medium

Dalya Alberge

03, Jan, 2021 @7:58 AM

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For One Knight Only: what we learned about Judi, Maggie, Ian and Derek in their Zoom knees-up
In an event for the theatrical charity Acting for Others, Dench, Smith, McKellen and Jacobi spoke about their highs and lows, superstitions and acting tips

Chris Wiegand

30, Nov, 2020 @9:37 AM

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Judi Dench and Ian McKellen head cast for Zoom show in aid of UK theatre workers
Maggie Smith and Derek Jacobi also among those who will take part in comedy fundraiser

Amy Walker

22, Nov, 2020 @3:30 PM

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Elvis Costello's teenage obsessions: 'I had a massive crush on Judi Dench in 1966'
The musician remembers using Fleetwood Mac to learn the guitar, house parties with advocaat and Motown, and being wowed by The Clangers

Interview by Dave Simpson

01, Oct, 2020 @2:12 PM

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As Diana Rigg's understudy, I never tired of watching her | Margaret Drabble
At the Royal Shakespeare Company, the star’s comic timing was faultless – and her conversation was racy and rich

Margaret Drabble

11, Sep, 2020 @12:45 PM

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All-star lineup celebrate Noël Coward's West End centenary
Judi Dench joins cast of A Marvellous Party to mark Coward’s 1920 playwriting debut and raise money for performers’ charities, while Emma Thompson features in Zoom reading of Private Lives

Chris Wiegand

08, Sep, 2020 @4:34 PM

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Your data is not destined for China, assures TikTok’s UK boss
The controversial app’s users are ignoring geopolitical battle over its digital security, says Richard Waterworth

Chris Stokel-Walker

23, Aug, 2020 @5:56 AM

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