Mother Courage and Her Children


Mother Courage and Her Children

Diana Quick


For ETT: Ghosts (Barclays/TMA Award for Best Actress and Manchester Evening News Award for Best Actress).

Theatre includes: You Never Can Tell (Garrick); Anna and the Tropics (Hampstead); After Mrs Rochester (Shared Experience and West End); Mother Teresa is Dead, The Old Neighbourhood, The Sea and Lear (Royal Court); Be My Baby (Soho); Hamlet, The Changeling, The Woman Pirates (RSC); A Map of the World, Troilus and Cressida, Tamburlaine, Plunder and Phaedra Britannica (NT); Kindertransport (Vaudeville); Threepenny Opera (Vaudeville); Billy (Drury Lane); Rough Justice (Apollo); The Woman Destroyed (Lyric, Hammersmith and New York); Progress and Fly Away Home (Lyric, Hammersmith); If We are Women and Mindkill (Greenwich); The Screens and Subject to Fits (Bristol Old Vic); The Women (Old Vic); Present Laughter (Royal Exchange); and six months with Red Ladder.

Television includes: Midsomer Murder, Poirot, The Aristocrats, The Heat of the Sun, Drug Taking and the Arts, Dandelion Dead, Clarissa, September Song, The Orchid House, The Alleyn Mysteries, Inspector Morse, Alas Smith and Jones, The Justice Game, Chekhov in Yalta, Carianni and the Courtesans, Minder; Phantom of the Opera, The Woman in White, Brideshead Revisited, The Three Hostages, Mr Garrick and Mrs Woffington, Christ Recrucified, The Playground, Napoleon in Love, It’s My Pleasure, Dorothy Parker (which she wrote and directed).

Film includes: The Revenger’s Tragedy; The Discovery of Heaven, L’Affaire du Collier; A.K.A., Saving Grace, Vigo: Burning Up, The Leading Man, Nostradamus, Wilt, Vroom, The Duellists, The Big Sleep, The Odd Job, Ordeal by Innocence, 1919, Max Mon Amour; Nicholas and Alexandra, A private Enterprise.

Radio includes: Pepita’s Daughter, Vita’s Mother; Mrs Warren’s Profession; Lost Journals of Marina Tsetayeva.

Publications include a translation of Simone de Beauvoir’s The Woman Destroyed in Plays by Women. Diana recently made her directorial debut, directing Unstoned at Soho Theatre for the NYT

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