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Jane Horrocks
Jane Horrocks

Jane Horrocks (born January 18, 1964) is an English actress and singer. Image File history File links Jane_Horrocks. ... Image File history File links Jane_Horrocks. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


She was born in Rossendale Valley, Lancashire, England. She went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company. She lives with the UK writer Nick Vivian and they have a son, Dylan, and a daughter, Molly. An upland area of north west England, principally in the County of Lancashire and consisting of steep-sided valley ranges and surrounding open moorland. ... Red Lancashire rose Lancashire is a county in the North of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... RADAs theatre in London The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, and is generally regarded as the most prestigious drama school in the United Kingdom. ... Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon The Royal Shakespeare Company is a British theatre company, one of the most influential in the country. ...


While working on a play directed by Jim Cartwright she used to warm up by doing singing impressions of Judy Garland, Dame Shirley Bassey and Ethel Merman, amongst others. Cartwright was so impressed with her that he wrote the play and the movie Little Voice just to show off her talent. Jim Cartwright was born in 1958 and grew up in Farnworth, Lancashire. ... Judy Garland, circa 1943. ... Shirley Bassey in 2000 Dame Shirley Bassey DBE (born January 8, 1937), is a Welsh singer, perhaps best known for performing the theme songs to the James Bond films Goldfinger (1964), Diamonds Are Forever (1971), and Moonraker (1979). ... Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was a star of stage and film musicals, well known for her powerful voice and vocal range. ... Little Voice is a 1998 British film directed by Mark Herman, and adapted from Jim Cartwrights play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. ...


Radio credits

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quandary Phase (Series Four) as Fenchurch The cover of the first novel in the Hitchhikers series, from a late 1990s printing. ... The terms Tertiary Phase, Quandary Phase and Quintessential Phase describe the radio adaptations of the books Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish and Mostly Harmless recorded in 2003 and 2004 by Above the Title Productions for BBC Radio 4. ... Fenchurch is: Fenchurch Street railway station in London A minor character in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series. ...


Television credits

Absolutely Fabulous, Bad Girl, Boon, Heartland, Henry IV, Hunting Venus, La Nonna, Leaving Home, Never Mind the Horrocks, Nightlife, Red Dwarf, Road, Roots, Some Kind of Life, Suffer the Little Children, The Garden, Welcome to the Times. She was also the subject of an episode of genealogy documentary Who Do You Think You Are? (2006). Patsy and Eddie Absolutely Fabulous (popularly referred to as Ab Fab) is a British sitcom written by Jennifer Saunders and starring Saunders and Joanna Lumley. ... Never Mind the Horrocks was a one-off television show for British television comedian Jane Horrocks. ... This article describes the British science fiction comedy television series. ... Genealogy the study and tracing of family pedigrees. ... Who Do You Think You Are? was a ten part television series shown on the UKs BBC2, in 2004, in which various celebrities go on a journey, in order to try and trace their family tree. ...


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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Jane Horrocks (1394 words)
Jane Horrocks (born January 18, 1964) is an English actress and singer.
Jane Horrocks’ success as the timid singer in the award winning film Little Voice demonstrated that there is more to the squeaky voiced actress than first meets the eye.
When Jane Horrocks arrived on British television screens as the loveable Bubble in the comedy show Absolutely Fabulous, she was the perfect characterisation of the successful, dizzy, 90’s media PA. She was scatter brained and yet successful, brilliant and yet balmy.
Family History | Who Do You Think You Are? | Jane Horrocks (363 words)
Actress Jane Horrocks' family story is borne out of the Industrial Revolution in the Northwest of England, where cotton was King.
Jane was born in the Rossendale Valley Lancashire and generations of her family have lived and worked around the Northwest.
Indeed, Jane Horrocks’ family lived in a street built by the owners of the factory, and this in itself can be an important clue.
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