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article imageAngela Lansbury to return to London stage after 40-year absence

By Markos Papadatos     Nov 30, 2013 in Entertainment
Tony award-winning actress Angela Lansbury is going to return to the West End stage in London for the first time in almost four decades.
She will reprise to role of Madame Arcati in a stage production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit."
Particularly impressive about this role, is that Ms. Lansbury had won her fifth Tony award for her portrayal of Madame Arcati in New York's Broadway stage in 2009.
In this play, actors Janie Dee and Charles Edwards will co-star with Lansbury.
According to an article in The Telegraph, the play opens at the Gielgud Theatre on March 18, 2014, and its previews will commence on March 1.
This month, at age 88, Ms. Lansbury was awarded an honorary Academy Award in recognition of her 70 years in the entertainment industry, which is a noteworthy achievement. She was honored with Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and costume designer Piero Tosi, at an awards ceremony that was presented at the Academy's 5th Annual Governors Awards on November 16, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom and Hollywood and Highland Center in California.
An acclaimed film and television actress, Lansbury is best-known for playing the role of crime-solving novelist Jessica Fletcher in the hit television series "Murder, She Wrote."
In 1994, she was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Queen Elizabeth II.
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