Leading Ladies: Fiona Shaw in Happy Days

The Guardian offers its list of grand stage roles for women
Fiona Shaw as Winnie in 'Happy Days'
The Guardian has published an online gallery of leading ladies in dramatic on-stage productions, all photographed by Tristram Kenton. Included among them is Fiona Shaw's performance of Winnie in the 2007 production of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days:
Particularly as he aged, Samuel Beckett wrote some extraordinary roles for women – none more so than in this almost-one-woman show, in which a senior performer must enact the human tragicomedy while buried first to her waist, then to her neck in sand.