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Slocombe in the BBC sitcom Masterpiece and Dame Ethel Smythe in the ITV period drama Downton Abbey.

Brown will be the first person to be awarded an honorary degree by the university.

Judi Dench to Receive Honorary Degree from Buckingham University

Her big break came in 1981 when she was cast as MRS.

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Dench gained widespread recognition for her role as Mma Ramotswe in the BBC series The African Queen 1962.

Tony Award winner Judi Dench will make her Broadway debut in a new play The Lady in the Van.

Dench has also starred in many successful stage productions including The Heiress and My Fair Lady.

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