Her Royal Shakespeare Company credits include:
Hippolyta and Titania in "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Victoria in "Worlds Apart" (both 1986), and Katerina in "The Storm" (1987).
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[on the day her second Oscar nomination for Albert Nobbs
(2011) was announced] "I just had my beady eyes on the television, and when Glenn Close
was announced as well, I was very happy. By the time I had finished my day, I was completely exhausted, so we had a low-key celebration; my husband and I drank Champagne, ate cheesecake, and watched Downton Abbey. It doesn't get better than that."
She was awarded the 1996 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre) for Best Actress for her performance in "A Doll's House".