Acclaimed British Actress Judi Dench Receives Bananagram Medal of Honor

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Judi Dench loves word games, especially the fast-paced game Bananagrams. She's been known to play it on the set with crew and cast members between shoots.

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Judi Dench receives the TOP BANANA award from owner Rena Nathanson.

Judi Dench was on the film, too, and introduced us to the game Bananagram. She’s extremely good at it.

Acclaimed actress Judi Dench is not only amazing on screen, but amazing at word games, specifically the game Bananagrams.

In April 2013, Bananagrams super fan Dame Judi Dench received the "Top Banana" medal from Bananagrams owner and CEO Rena Nathanson.

According to a report, Downton Abbey actress Penelope Wilton was introduced to Banangrams by Judi Dench on the set of a film in India. "Judi Dench was on the film, too, and introduced us to the game Bananagram. She’s extremely good at it.”

Dench is known to play the word game on the set with cast and crew members between shoots. Since Bananagrams is small, portable and has quick game-play, it's perfect for such occasions.

"I think it's fabulous Judi Dench is received the Top Banana award medal from Bananagrams," said John Burger, owner of the internet toy retailer Playfully Ever After. "This is such a fun game that's growing in popularity and it's great to see a celebrity like Judi Dench enjoying it."

Bananagrams games are available for purchase online at


Based in North-Texas, Playfully Ever After is an internet toy retailer specializing in educational toys, games, pretend play costumes, and science kits. Established in 2012, they aim to inspire creativity and imagination in children and adults alike, living by the motto "and they all lived Playfully Ever After."

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