Diana Quick

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Diana Quick started her career while at Oxford, where she was the first female president of the O U D S. She has played at the National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal Court and extensively in the West End.

Probably best known as Julia Flyte in Brideshead Revisited, she continues to work across film, TV, radio and theatre. Recent theatre includes Electra at the Old Vic, Babette’s Feast at the Printroom, and Mother Christmas at Hampstead Theatre. She was Molotova in the film The Death of Stalin, and has just been exploring the last wild woman of the woods in Thea Smiley’s new play The Last Woodwose at Hightide Festival.

She translated and performed de Beauvoir’s Woman Destroyed in London and New York, published by Faber. Virago has published an essay she contributed to 50 Shades of Feminism, a survey of where feminism has got to in the contemporary world, and her memoir A Tug on the Thread, an investigation into her father’s hidden childhood growing up in colonial India.

For 7 years she was Director of the Aldeburgh Documentary Festival.

Associated Events

20th Anniversary Conference 2018 – Full Conference – Friday to Sunday

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The next FIBIS residential conference celebrates the society’s 20th birthday and will run from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September at the Hawkwell House Hotel in Iffley, Oxford.  We have lined up speakers on a range of topics which we hope will fill in some gaps and encourage delegates to pursue their own investigations. There will be opportunities over the weekend to consult FIBIS and other experts on individual research problems, and also to view examples of past FIBIS [...]

20th Anniversary Conference 2018 – Saturday to Sunday

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The cost includes accommodation on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday, lunch and formal dinner on Saturday and all refreshment breaks. Not a FIBIS member?   Join FIBIS today and benefit from the reduced member rate. [event_details]

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20th Anniversary Conference 2018 – Sunday Half Day Attendance

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Price per person is for Sunday morning and includes morning tea or coffee and all lectures and workshops on Sunday morning. Overnight accommodation is not included. [event_details]

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