the title character in "Chatsky" by Aleksandr Griboyedov
, The Almedia, London/ Theatre Royal, Newcastle, UK (1993).
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I would have gone to university had I not allowed myself to be derailed into moody adolescent laziness. I liked to characterise it then as a defiant decision to resist the system. But I was just resistant to schoolwork. If someone wanted me to read Shakespeare, I wanted to read Thomas Mann. If someone tried to make me listen to Brahms, I had to listen to Hendrix. On the morning of A-level retakes...
In addition to his various roles as Darcy, Firth played at least one other person sharing a name with a Jane Austen character: Henry Dashwood, his character in What a Girl Wants
(2003) is the name of a character in Miss Austen's "Sense and Sensibility".