Quick, Diana 1946-
Most widely held works about Diana Quick
Most widely held works by Diana Quick
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates.
Brideshead revisited ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a young man's haunting relationship in an irretrievably aristocratic world. The story spans three decades from the early twenties to World War II in Charles Ryder's relationship with the wild and eccentric Sebastian Flyte and the aristocratic Marchmain family.
Midsomer murders. Set nine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Things that go bump in the night: A series of grisly murders rocks the village of Fletcher's Cross and local spiritualists fall under suspicion. Dead in the water: Barnaby and Scott immerse themselves in the luxurious world of rowing after a murder mars the annual Midsomer Regatta. Orchis fatalis: In the orchid-mad village of Midsomer Malham, Barnaby and Scott must discover who would kill to own an extremely rare specimen. Bantling boy: Why did the owner of Bantling Hall bequeath his champion thoroughbred to four Midsomer villagers? The only person who knows doesn't live to tell the tale.
Absolute conviction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Bailey, Thornton and Cryer were eighties entrepreneurs until it was found that they had stolen millions of pounds from their investors. All three are serving sentences in the same prison where Cryer is found dead in his cell. It looks like a heart attack but the pathologist's report quickly points to murder. Morse and Lewis go behind bars to investigate but must tread carefully with the prison governor.
The magic mirror ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Examines the development of artistic photography from 1839 through its gradual move toward independence from an early reliance on painting for its inspiration.
Undue influence by Anita Brookner ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Enigmatic Claire is 29 and lives alone in Marylebone. She is content with her life, although she recognises she has become more reserved and independent since her wilder student days. Her life changes when she embarks on an affair with a widower.
The queen a dramatic portrait of one of the world's most powerful women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
From her rise to the throne in 1952 to dealing with prime ministers, ex-daughters-in-law, and even Camilla, view the life of Elizabeth, Queen of England. Episodes include Sisters; Us and Them; The Rivals; The Enemy Within; and How Do You Solve a Problem Like Camilla? Contains actual footage and interviews.
Heat of the sun. Hide in plain sight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A tangled web of blackmail, murder and passion awaits former Scotland Yard detective Albert Tyburn when he arrives in Nairobi. In three mysteries-Private Lives, Hide in Plain Sight and Sport of Kings-Tyburn battles arson, murder, drug-dealers and more.
A tug on the thread : from the British Raj to the British stage : a family memoir by Diana Quick ( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Coming from a large family in Kent that seemed to be plain-speaking and straightforward, actress Diana Quick was astonished to find on her beloved father's death that his childhood in India was far from idyllic. This book reveals her search for his past and her own sense of not quite belonging.
Domestic memories ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how people reflect their own reality in taking photographs and participating in photography. Two photographers from northern Britain are featured as well as the Kodak Collection, National Museum of Television, Film and Photography, Bradford and the Documentary Photographic Archive.
AKA lies are like wishes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Dean is trapped in a working class suburb with an abusive father and a doormat mother whose job at a London restaurant allows her to regale her son with stories of her famous customers. Dean decides to runaway from home and assumes the identity of Alex Gryffoyn, the son of Lady Gryffoyn who owns a posh gallery. Soon he finds himself in the world of sex, cocaine, and disco upper class, funding his new life through credit card fraud. But Dean eventually learns that reinventing oneself comes at a price.
Revengers tragedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
"Great men were gods, if beggars couldn't kill 'em!" exclaims Vindici, the (anti)hero of Revengers Tragedy. This modern dress Jacobean tragedy is set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, where southern England lies underwater, and center of power is Liverpool--ruled by media magnate The Duke. Ten years after his wife was murdered on their wedding day, exiled Vindici returns, to exact his revenge against the Duke--her killer--and his son and heir, Lussurioso, who lusts after Vindici's innocent sister, Castiza. Vindici re-unites with his estranged family, ingratiates himself with Lussurioso, and brings down The Duke and his entire corrupt political dynasty.
Falling by Elizabeth Jane Howard ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"Henry Kent is in late middle age, is almost without means and lives on a dank houseboat. He has charm though; all his life, Henry has got by on charm. When Daisy Langrish buys a cottage not far from where he moors his boat, Henry becomes interested in her. She seems alone--and vulnerable. But when Henry starts work tending Daisy's garden, her daughter is suspicious; there's something about Henry, something not quite right-- "--Container.
Ave Maria ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This program looks at one of the most celebrated women in the last 2,000 years. She is both a mother and a virgin; she is the center of pilgrimages and the most painted woman in history and the focus of bitter debates in religious circles. Yet, the Virgin Mary is also a shadowy figure about whom we know almost nothing. This program explores her history, and the effect her influence has had on women and religious practices throughout the world.
The pencil of nature ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
An overview of the early history of photography. Discusses The Pencil of nature, by William Henry Fox Talbot, the first book with photographs used as illustrations. Examines the technical and esthetic strides made by the early, often amatuer, practitioners.
Diana, portrait of a princess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Filmed over nine months, this special documentary contains exclusive footage of the Princess in her year of self-imposed exile, and revealing testimony from close friends. Includes full interviews with Andrew Morton and Richard Kay.
The story of fashion ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Presents a history of fashion from circa 1900 and the birth of haute couture through the fashion labels of the 1980s.
The real thing ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Looks at the result achieved when photographers were commissioned to reflect the world on certain aspects of it, focusing on the Farm Security Administration which set out to document the United States in the 1930s. Also, visits the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, where photography forms an integral part of the collection.
The best or nothing ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The private collector of photography has emerged relatively recently. This program examines private collections and collectors, including the collections of Michael Wilson and Harold Ricketts, London, Gerard Levy, Paris, the Gilman Paper Company, New York, and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu.
Something like a love affair by Julian Symons ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
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