WorldCat Identities

Quick, Diana 1946-

Overview
Works: 209 works in 393 publications in 2 languages and 6,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Photographs  Biography  Psychological fiction  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Lithographer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Diana Quick
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member 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
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. A tale of two hamlets: Wealthy young Larry Smith of the Smythe-Webster family is killed in an explosion, leading Barnaby and Troy into a centuries-old feud between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden Manor. Death and dreams: In Midsomer Worthy, debt-ridden Martin Wroath is found shot to death, having apparently rigged up a way to trigger a shotgun with his toe. When rope goes missing and two more victims are hanged, Barnaby follows the string of suspects to a horrifying conclusion. Painted in blood: Joyce Barnaby is enjoying an outdoor watercolor class in Midsomer Florey until she discovers the body of a fellow student. Two National Intelligence Squad agents step in to take over the case, which intersects with Barnaby's purse-snatching investigation
Heat of the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member 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
Absolute conviction ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member 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 )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member 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
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 165 WorldCat member 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 by Heat of the sun (Television program) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Undue influence by Anita Brookner ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Claire Pitt, twenty-nine and solitary, works in the basement of a second-hand bookshop where she prepares articles for eventual publication. Few people visit her basement, so when Martin Gibson, a faded scholar, passes through, Claire becomes inordinately interested. And at the unexpected news of his wife's death, emotions are released that were not entirely foreseen..."
AKA lies are like wishes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member 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 by Alex Cox ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member 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
The pencil of nature ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member 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
Domestic Memories by Valerie Lloyd ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member 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
Dandelion dead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true crime story that shocked '20s Britain, this compelling story stars Michael Kitchen as Major Herbert Armstrong, a staid lawyer in a small Welsh town who was charged with poisoning his wife and a business rival with arsenic
The story of fashion ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a history of fashion from circa 1900 and the birth of haute couture through the fashion labels of the 1980s
Diana, portrait of a princess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member 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
Ave Maria ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member 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
Remembrance of things past ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haute couture, from Worth through Coco Chanel
The Real thing ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program looks at the results achieved when photographers were commissioned to reflect the world or certain aspects of it. It focuses on the Farm Security Administration (whose archives are held by the Library of Congress) which set out to document America in the 1930s. The program also visits the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal (where photography forms an integral part of the collection); Chris Killip, winner of the 1989 Cartier-Bresson Award, who was commissioned to make a photographic record of a new Pirelli Tire factory in Ohio; and Clement Cooper, are seen photographing the area in industrial northern England where he grew up
Falling by Elizabeth Jane Howard ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member 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
The best or nothing ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The private collector of photography has emerged relatively recently. Photographs have become objects to be traded through auction rooms; as their value increases, so does their status as art. This program examines the passions of the private collector. Collections include: Michael Wilson, London; Howard Ricketts, London; The Gilman Paper Company, New York; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and Gerard Levy, Paris
 
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