(John-Paul Ford Rojas’s interview appeared in the Telegraph, 3/19. Via Drudge Report.)
The 78-year-old actress admitted that it had become “more difficult to remember”.
It emerged last year that she was suffering from a progressive loss of eyesight that meant she now relied on friends to read scripts to her.
Dame Judi’s latest role is in the West End play Peter and Alice, opening next week, which re-imagines a real-life meeting between the two people who inspired the fictional characters Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland.
She stars opposite Ben Whishaw, who appeared with her in the latest James Bond film Skyfall.