Razberry Candy – Mr Darcy

NAME: Fitzwilliam Darcy

ABOUT: If you are somewhere in your mid-thirties, or perhaps a little younger, or even a little older – in fact if you are female (or perhaps male) – actually you could be anyone of any age…….then the name Mr Darcy conjures up that image of maleness, grrrr'ness and a delicious bit of dark broodiness! I admit I had not read Pride and Prejudice, until after the BBC's drama starring the delightful Colin Firth (who of course also starred as Mark Darcy in the Bridget Jones films the first of which was rather loosely based upon the novel) as Fitzwilliam Darcy, and it is true to say that the two are not terribly alike, although I thought Firth captured the essence of Austin's writing of the character.

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