Quote: "I met Paul MCCartney... and he told me his daughter watches Bedknobs & Broomsticks every day. Paul was my favourite Beatle because people used to say we looked alike." Beloved movie and TV veteran Angela Lansbury was delighted to meet her idol.
Fact: Veteran entertainer Angela Lansbury is set to return to the big screen for the first time in six years - alongside funnyman Jim Carrey. The pair will share the screen in upcoming 2011 comedy MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS, based on the popular children's book about a businessman who inherits a flock of the flightless birds. Lansbury last featured in 2005's Nanny MCPhee.
Quote: "I've only been in this one play recently and no one in the audience was under 85. But these old people were on the edge of their seats. Broadway audiences, which are basically old people, are just electric. They really understand theatre." Rupert Everett loved the mature fans who came to see him perform in BLITHE SPIRIT with Angela Lansbury.
Quote: "She is unbelievable. She has so much energy. They don't make them like her anymore." Rupert Everett was impressed with veteran actress Angela Lansbury during their stint on Broadway in BLITHE SPIRIT.
Quote: "We dine together once a fortnight. She is tremendous fun and never complains. She picks up colds from time to time, as everyone who works in the theatre on a long-run is inclined to, but she goes on night after night no matter what." Rupert Everett has regular dates with Angela Lansbury, his co-star in the Broadway play BLITHE SPIRIT.
Quote: "I don't want to get married again but I'd love to have a guy around." Angela Lansbury, 83.
Quote: "The parts that I'm offered are often old, decrepit women and I refuse to play those roles... I could do it rather too well, but I'm not going to." Actress Angela Lansbury admits good film and TV roles are drying up for her.