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6 DECEMBER 2009
LIFE AND TIME OF NIKKI VAN DER ZYL

By: FSWL team
Published:
2009-11-23
Spiro Ark host a special event on this day: The Life and Time of Nikki van der Zyl.

Nikki van der Zyl gained fame by re-voicing the 'Bond women' - Ursula Andress in Dr. No (1962), Shirley Eaton in Goldfinger (1964), Claudine Auger in Thunderball (1965) and many others. She also spoke for Rachel Weisz in '1 Million Years BC' and other stars in 1960's and 70's.

Later she became a barrister and after that an assistant to an MP in the House of Commons. After a year she was recruited as a political journalist and Lobby Correspondent in the Press Gallery for Television South. In 1994 she founded a theatre company, which produced 'Blood Wedding at the Bull' (starring Nikki and in 1998 she won the first prize in a painting competition and she began a HNC Public Art Course at Barnat College.

Nikki writes poetry and while working in the House of Commons ahe brought up a book of poetical biographies of MPs and Ministers. She composes and records songs and sung for many years in Residential Homes and Day Centres.

The multi-talented Nikki van der Zyl will reveal to you her fascinating life story, including many interesting anecdotes, beginning from her early life and arrival in Britain, through school years, acting career, studying law, working at the House of Commons, and journalist period, until her retirement.

Event Information
When: 06/12/2009
Where: Spiro Ark Centre
Time: 19.30
Contact: 020 7723 9991
Price: £12 (+£1 online booking fee)

More information from the official website:
www.spiroark.org/events/586/life-and-time-of-nikki-van-der-zyl-the-voice-of-the-stars/
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