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Angela Lansbury Talks BLITHE SPIRIT & More On TAVIS SMILEY

Angela Lansbury Talks BLITHE SPIRIT & More On TAVIS SMILEYIconic stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury discussed her life and career in the entertainment realm this week on long-running PBS series TAVIS SMILEY and a full video of the expansive interview is now available to view, previewing her eagerly awaited West End return in Noel Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT.

"I'm going to go to London next month, practically, yes, to recreate a role I did on Broadway which was Madame Arcati in BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward, and I'm going to be playing at the Gielgud Theater," Lansbury shared.

"Now, the Gielgud Theater is a very famous old theater, because it was originally called the Globe, and the Globe is where my mother made her very first professional appearance in London, was at the Globe Theater, and I wish I could remember the name of the... I should have written it down!" Lansbury related.

Yet, the recognizable star pointedly added, "My memory about names and places now is dreadful. But lines, I can remember."

Furthermore, Lansbury says of the special luster of performing Coward in the West End, "I've never done it there... they're great devotees of Noel Coward in England, of course, he's a favorite son, and so to play Coward in London is such fun."

Lansbury concludes, "And anyway, the role is such a crazy lady. I just love doing that."

And we love it when she does, as well - each and every time!

More information on TAVIS SMILEY is available at the official site here.

View the new interview with Angela Lansbury on TAVIS SMILEY below.

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Pat Cerasaro Pat Cerasaro is BroadwayWorld's Chief Interviewer and Senior Editor, contributing exclusive columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Flash Fridays as well as additional special features and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more.