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When Mary arrived, I felt a mixture of emotions, including panic and overwhelming love. I felt a great sense of responsibility, not just towards my…
When I was growing up and trying to get my foot on the ladder, I had the self-belief that my mother taught me, and it…
There have been setbacks, illnesses and other obstacles, so inevitably I’ve had disappointments. But once you realise that things can’t always go your own way,…
The sheeplike nature of travel – being on a beach with thousands of other people is not my idea of fun. I also don’t like…
My parents liked to go dancing, and they encouraged all of us to bring our friends home. My brother had a skiffle group, and there…
That was the fun of acting, being a blank canvas you could transform into the character – Indian princess, 20s vamp, Mother Courage, Oxford don,…
My father was a very warm, gregarious, sociable person who had many interests. He lived his life very much in the present, full of activities…
If you try to live as well as you can, then hopefully your face will reflect that. But it’s unfair that we put so much…
I’d love to play a femme fatale in a film noir. I’m thinking of one of those roles that Lauren Bacall or Bette Davis might…
I moved to Kentish Town from Chelsea in 1983, partly because I had a lot of friends already living in the area and because it…
I don’t wear much make-up in my non-working life, though I love to dress up and put on a face for a special occasion. As…
I don’t think it’s ungracious to seek cosmetic help – it has crossed my mind from time to time, and I have been tempted. But…
I don’t pretend to be happy all the time. I think to be human is to be happy and unhappy by turns. But I have…
I discovered that there is Indian blood in my ancestry on my father’s side – a fact that had not been talked about in my…
I buy most of my plants from nurseries outside London these days, but there is a man who mysteriously appears each February to sell plants…
As a young actor, I played a lot of ‘exotic’ parts and was stuck with the tag ‘sultry.’ I had to refuse such parts if…
What was I like in 1966? I was 19 years old, very confident, and life was a big adventure.
‘The Discovery of France’ by Graham Robb is teaching me lots about a country I’ve long loved but realise I didn’t really know.
It’s always been fun for me to play a variety of parts, and over the years, I’ve been lucky with the things I’ve been asked…
I’m an actress, not a celebrity.
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