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Tea With The Dames

UK | 2018

  • Directed by Roger Michell (‘My Cousin Rachel’, ‘Le Week-End’, ‘Notting Hill’)
  • Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright
  • Documentary


  • Monday June 4th, 2pm NEW, CAKE
    Come early for tea and cake prior to the film.
  • Sunday, 10 June, 5PM

Dames Judi Dench (Philomena), Maggie Smith (The Lady in the Van), Eileen Atkins (TV’s Cranford) & Joan Plowright (Enchanted April) talk about their lives now and then: their experience in theatre, TV and cinema and the memories that they have from when they were bright young things right up to the present day — now looking back with the wisdom of the years.

Tea With The Dames (Nothing Like a Dame) was commissioned by BBC executive Mark Bell.
“He told The Telegraph: ‘These four great dames are friends with a long, shared history, and they often meet up and reminisce.
‘We know them well but usually see them in character. To see these incredibly celebrated women talking naturally together felt like a fresh take.’ ” The Telegraph

The actresses spent the weekend being filmed at Dame Joan’s retreat in Sussex as they talked about their experience of being women in theatre in the second half of the 20th century.

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