Diana Quick
British actor
Diana Quick
Diana Marilyn Quick is an English actress.
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'Desperate' Prince Charles Wanted To Back Out Of His Wedding To Princess Diana, New Book Claims
Huffington Post - about 2 years
It's no secret that Prince Charles and Princess Diana were never as perfect a match as they initially seemed, but a new claim that Charles was "desperate" to back out of the 1981 royal wedding makes the marriage seem like an especially bad idea in hindsight. In a new unauthorized biography, Charles: Heart Of A King, author Catherine Mayer writes that Charles wanted to call off marrying Lady Diana Spencer. According to The Telegraph, Mayer -- who interviewed members of the Prince's inner circle -- details a moment on the night before his wedding when a "desperate" Charles reportedly told an aide, “I can’t go through with it ... I can't do it." He is also said to have confessed Diana was “not the jolly country girl he had assumed." Charles wasn't alone in his doubts about the relationship. In a famous account from the 1992 book Diana: Her True Story, for which the Princess of Wales covertly cooperated with author Andrew Morton, Diana told her sisters just days before the wedd ...
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FESTIVAL OF CHICHESTER REVIEW: Bright Star
Bognor Regis Observer - almost 4 years
Bright Star - Diana Quick and Jotham Annan read Keats and Austen. The Vicar’s Hall, Festival of Chichester, June 16
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ED2011 Theatre Review: Midnight Your Time By Diana Quick (HighTide Festival ... - ThreeWeeks News
Google News - over 5 years
“You know me. I'm fine, as long as I know. Lots of love, be safe”. This typical mother-daughter conflict is presented in a most intriguing way. The daughter works hands-on in Palestine for a NGO. Her ex-lawyer mother wants her to come home and start
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Midnight Your Time, Assembly Rooms - review - Evening Standard
Google News - over 5 years
Diana Quick plays Judy, an Islington lawyer "squeezed out" of her job and thus with excess time on her keyboard hands to leave webcam messages for her increasingly hard-to-track-down daughter who is engaged in voluntary work in Palestine
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When every Edinburgh show gets five stars, rating-system inflation has won - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
It's mostly a case of seeing stars – and I don't mean Julian Sands, Simon Callow and Diana Quick, who are all performing on the fringe, and in most cases getting far more attention than their material deserves. I mean the kind of stars that are found
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This time it's serious: The Edinburgh Fringe comes to terms with a bruised Britain - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
... in order to probe the manipulative charm of leaders, and Adam Brace, whose Midnight Your Time, performed by Diana Quick and a laptop, has interesting observations on the baby boomers and the limits of political activism bubbling under the chatter
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No. 52, Summerhall Midnight Your Time, Assembly Dry Ice, Underbelly Beowulf ... - Herald Scotland
Google News - over 5 years
Veteran actress Diana Quick plays a very different kind of woman to Nina in Midnight Your Time, a solo vehicle for her penned by Adam Brace for the HighTide company. Quick plays a retired lawyer going quietly mad in the Islington home she shares with
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David Lister: We need the comedic voice of Edinburgh now more than ever - The Independent (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Simon Callow, Art Malik, Diana Quick, Julian Sands and ex-pop star Marc Almond are all trying their luck on the Fringe. But if the Fringe is looking decidedly starry, it may be in danger of losing its most prized asset, spontaneity
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Midnight Your Time, Assembly, George Square, Edinburgh - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
For men of a certain age, the prospect of watching Diana Quick performing on a webcam for an hour would be thrilling. But Midnight Your Time is not that kind of show. Rather it's a one-woman-plus-Macbook show, a quite touching take on motherhood and
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Alma Mater: Click here for tonight's show - The Guardian (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Elsewhere in Edinburgh, Diana Quick is starring in Midnight Your Time, as a mother speaking to her daughter in Palestine via a webcam. And another show, You Wouldn't Know Him, He Lives in Texas, uses Skype to link performers and audiences in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh fringe: A-listers arrive for a renaissance of live theatre - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
Later this month at the same venue Trudie Styler, the actress, producer and wife of Sting, will be appearing in Out of Joint's production of A Dish of Tea With Dr Johnson, while Diana Quick, best known as Julia Flyte in the TV adaptation of Brideshead
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«Inspector Barnaby»: Frauenheld über Bord - news.de
Google News - over 5 years
Schnell juckt seine Spürnase: Eine von Guys Eroberungen ist Clare Bonavita (Diana Quick). Die charmante Schatzmeisterin des Clubs coacht den Hoffnungsträger Henry Charlton (Owain Yeoman) - doch obendrein versteckt sie ihren Ehemann Freddie (Jack Klaff)
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12:00 | KUKKSI heute Mittag (06.07.2011) - Kukksi.de
Google News - over 5 years
Guy war Ehrenvorsitzender des Ruderclubs und ein Womanizer. Barnaby und Sergeant Dan Scott (John Hopkins) finden unter den männlichen Zeugen viele Feinde von ihm. Eine von Guys Eroberungen ist die Schatzmeisterin des Clubs, Clare Bonavita (Diana Quick)
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Alles mit der gebotenen Langsamkeit - Wiesbadener Tagblatt
Google News - over 5 years
So war eine seiner letzten Eroberungen die Schatzmeisterin Clare Bonvita (Diana Quick), die inzwischen aber schon wieder den jungen Club-Heroen Henry Charlton (Owain Yeoman) ausgeguckt hat - und ihren eifersüchtigen Gatten Fred (Jack Claff) verdächtig
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Edinburgh Fringe Programme Launched Today - WhatsOnStage.com
Google News - almost 6 years
... in which he'll play Creon opposite Anita Dobson as Jocasta and Simon Merrells in the title role; Diana Quick transferring with HighTide Festival's Midnight Your Time; Clive Mantle as late comedian Tommy Cooper in a revival of Jus' Like That;
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Hay Festival 2011: Jenni Murray talks to Diana Quick, My Boy Butchtom - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - almost 6 years
Jenni Murray and Diana Quick's conversation was a dog lovers' delight, full of stories about their benefits for their health and sanity of the owners. By Sarah Crompton “He is the rugby prop forward of chihuahuas”. That's how broadcaster Jenni Murray
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My ideas for David and Samantha Cameron's DVD collection: Of Gods and Men ... - Catholic Herald Online (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
The fact of the “boxed set” means it must be the original, magnificent TV series in 11 episodes of 1981, made by Charles Sturridge and starring Jeremy Irons, Claire Bloom, Diana Quick etc. I cannot imagine how anyone who has listened to the theme music
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A Change of Will: Might Divorce Run in the Royal Family? - Huffington Post (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Will and Kate dated for eight years before announcing their engagement, in sharp contrast to Charles and Diana's quick and impersonal courtship. It may very well have appeared that Will had cold feet. But what seems like uncertainty might really be
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Swimming against the (high) tide… - Stage (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Speaking to someone who saw it on Saturday, I discovered that those “technical issues” for this monologue revolved around the fact that its speaker Diana Quick was still “on the book” for it. A more honest approach to explaining the problems might have
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Diana Quick
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 62
    Quick spent seven years researching a book about her paternal family's life in India which was published in 2009 by Virago with the title A Tug on the Thread: From the British Raj to the British Stage.
    More Details Hide Details In her book Quick reveals that she is of mixed race (Anglo-Indian) descent. Her great-grandfather served 23 years in the army in India before becoming a policeman and her great-grandmother had to flee from the Indian Mutiny after her father was killed. Quick is perhaps best known for the major role of Lady Julia Flyte in the television production of Brideshead Revisited. She received an Emmy and British Academy Television Awards nomination for her work. Quick has also shown her versatility as actress appearing in many theatre, film and television productions. Her stage work has been most varied with roles in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida to Brecht's The Threepenny Opera. Most recently she portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in a documentary drama made for television, The Queen: "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Camilla? ". Prior to accepting the role, Quick had played the same character as a younger woman in Alan Bennett's play, A Question of Attribution. She said of how she prepared for the television role,
  • TEENAGE
  • 1964
    Age 17
    On leaving school, she went on in 1964 to pursue further studies at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.
    More Details Hide Details Quick was the first female president of the Oxford University Dramatic Society.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1946
    Born
    Born on November 23, 1946.
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