The world has seemed like a procession of deaths lately. Generally, of those in old age. Of all of them, one of the most striking was that of Glenda Jackson who was arguably the very greatest actress of her high and mighty generation.
They say that no one under the age of 55 could be automatically expected to know her name because she was not one of the great British actors who was resurrected by the Harry Potter films like Maggie Smith.
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