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  Joan Plowright Thursday 11 October 2001  
Joan Plowright is one of the finest actors of her generation, but there was a time that her talent was overshadowed by her husband.

She met Laurence Olivier in the 1950s when he was married to Vivien Leigh.
She talks to Jenni about her memoirs, in which she looks back at their extraordinary love affair and what it was like living with a legend.
And That's Not All - The Memoirs of Joan Plowright (Weidenfeld, ISBN: 0297645943, £20.00).

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