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'Atlantis' star Juliet Stevenson on women in drama

27 September 2013 Last updated at 11:18 BST

Actress Juliet Stevenson believes that there are not enough roles written for older women on television.

She is starring in Atlantis, a Greek mythology adventure from the makers of Merlin which starts on Saturday 28th September.

Juliet spoke to BBC Breakfast about her role as 'The Oracle', as well as her concerns about a lack of older female characters.

BBC One - Atlantis

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