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| character name = Jacqueline Stewart
 
| character name = Jacqueline Stewart
| image = [[File:Benidorm jacqueline.jpg]]
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| image = [[File:Benidorm jacqueline.jpg|250px]]
| spouses = [[Donald Stewert]]
 
 
| arrival = Series 1, Episode 1
 
| arrival = Series 1, Episode 1
| departure =
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| years = 2007-2018
| years = 2007 to present
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| departure = Series 10, Episode 9
| total = 35
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| total = 50
 
| portrayer = [[Janine Duvitski]]
 
| portrayer = [[Janine Duvitski]]
}}
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|spouse = [[Donald Stewart]] (deceased) (1948-2015) }}
'''Jacqueline Stewart''' is the wife of [[Donald Stewart]] ([[Kenny Ireland]]) and is played by [[Janine Duvitski]]. She and Donald are [[Benidorm]]'s oldest swingers and the pair are normally seen with married gays [[Troy Ramsbottom|Troy]] ([[Paul Bazely]]) and [[Gavin Ramsbottom]] ([[Hugh Sachs]]) and single gay [[Kenneth Du Beke]] ([[Tony Maudsley]]).
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| occupation = Owner of Blow n Go
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'''Janine Duvitski''' (born '''Christine'''
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Janine Drzewicki'''; June 1952)[1]'''
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is an English
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actress, known
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for her roles as Jane Edwards in ''Waiting''
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for God'', Pippa Trench in ''One
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Foot in the Grave'' and Jacqueline Stewart in ''Benidorm''.''
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Duvitski first came to national attention in the play ''Abigail's''
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Party'', written and directed in 1977 by Mike''
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Leigh.
   
== Storylines ==
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== Contents ==
===Series 1 to 3===
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* 1
Donald and Jacqueline are first seen sitting with married couple, [[Kate Weedon|Kate]] ([[Abigail Cruttenden]]) and [[Martin Weedon]] ([[Nicholas Burns]]), annoying them. When Martin and Kate manage to escape Donald and Jacqueline, the swingers manage to follow them secretly. When Donald and Jacqueline mistake mouthy [[Madge Harvey]] ([[Sheila Reid]]) for a swinger, sparks fly and when the Garveys win The Solana quiz night, Madge invites Donald and Jacqueline to the trip to the water park, angering her son-in-law, [[Mick Garvey]] ([[Steve Pemberton]]).
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Personal life
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* 2
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Career
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** 2.1
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Television
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** 2.2
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Films
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** 2.3
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Theatre
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* 3
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References
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* 4
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External links
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== Personal life ==
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Duvitski was born in Lancaster,
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Lancashire.[2][3][4]
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Her father was Polish.
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She trained at the East
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15 Acting School in London. She has four children, including
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actress Ruby
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Bentall, with her actor husband Paul Bentall. Her youngest
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daughter Edith is the lead singer of the band 'FOURS'.[5]
   
===Series 4===
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== Career ==
Donald and Jacqueline do water arobics instructed by hunky barman [[Mateo Castellanos]] ([[Jake Canuso]]). When Donald has a heart attack in the pool, Jacqueline and Mateo race to get him out of the water. In the following episode, Donald and Jacqueline reveals to Kenneth that he has three months to live. Kenneth then tells his friend Gavin, leaving him shocked. In the final episode of series 4, Donald's belongings are found on a beach and his hat is found in the water. When news hits The Solana, Jacqueline is devastated and is left comforted by Kenneth and Gavin. When Jacqueline, Kenneth and Gavin go to see a widow carer, he turns the two gays and widow away. When Gavin and Kenneth take Jacqueline to the beach where Donald killed himself, it is revealed that it was a gay nudest beach. As Kenneth and Gavin admire the men there, Jacqueline's foot gets tangled in some rope, not realising the rope is attached to a speed boat! Jacqueline is whisked off her feet. At the end of the episode, it is revealed that Donald did not kill himself and that the unusual couple are planning to scam someone out of their money.
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=== Television ===
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Duvitski's principal television credits include the series ''Waiting''
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for God'' (1990–1994), ''One
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Foot in the Grave'' (1990–2000), and ''Benidorm''<nowiki/>''
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(since 2007). In the BBC's ''Vanity''
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Fair'' she plays Mrs Crawley.''
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She has also appeared in the one-off
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production of ''Blue''
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Remembered Hills'' by Dennis''
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Potter, as well as in episodes of ''Foyle's''
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War'' ("Fifty Ships"), ''Brush
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Strokes'', ''Citizen
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Smith'', ''Minder'',''
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''Midsomer''
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Murders'', ''My
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Family'', ''Man
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About the House'', ''The
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Georgian House'', ''The
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New Statesman'', ''The
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Black Stuff'' by Alan''
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Bleasdale, ''The''
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Knowledge'', ''Z-Cars'',''
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''The''
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Worst Week of My Life'', ''Little
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Dorrit'' and, in 2013, as Emily Scuttlebutt in the CBeebies''
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show ''Old''
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Jack's Boat''.[6]''
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In 2015, she starred in BBC
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sitcom, ''Boy''
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Meets Girl''.[7]''
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=== Films ===
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Duvitski had a small role opposite Laurence
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Olivier and Donald
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Pleasence in ''Dracula''
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(1979), and appeared in the 1980 rock
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music film ''Breaking''
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Glass''. She also appeared in ''The
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Madness of King George'' (1994), ''About
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a Boy'' (2002), ''The
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New World'' (2005) and ''Angel''<nowiki/>''
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(2007).
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=== Theatre ===
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Duvitski first came to national attention in ''Abigail's''
  +
Party'', written and directed in 1977 by Mike''
  +
Leigh. The play opened in April 1977 at the Hampstead
  +
Theatre, returning after its initial run in the summer of 1977,
  +
with a total of 104 performances. A suburban situation comedy of
  +
manners, the play is a satire on the aspirations and tastes of the
  +
new middle class that had emerged in Britain in the 1970s. In
  +
November 1977 an abridged version of the play, lasting 104 minutes,
  +
was recorded at the BBC
  +
as a Play for
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Today. Duvitski plays Angela, a nurse, wife of Tony Cooper,
  +
appearing meek and somewhat childlike, unintelligent and tactless.
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She comes into her own only when host Laurence Moss suffers his fatal
  +
heart attack at the climax of the play.
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Her theatre career has also included productions at Britain's
  +
National Theatre, Young Vic and Royal Shakespeare Company.
  +
  +
In 2007 she appeared on stage in the
  +
revival of English
  +
National Opera's ''On''
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the Town''. The production, which also included veteran British''
  +
comic actress June
  +
Whitfield, saw Duvitski give a "touching comic account of
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Lucy Schmeeler, Hildy’s homely roommate".[8]
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== References ==
   
===Series 5===
 
When Jacqueline returns to Benidorm in series 5, Kenneth claims he sees Donald's ghost. Gavin then witnesses this and the pair scream. Donald and Jacqueline then explain their actions, confusing Gavin and Kenneth. In series 5 episode 2, Donald and Jacqueline perform an unusual performance at the dance competition. In series 5 episode 3, Jacqueline performs a dirty dance for the stag nighters. In series 5 episode 5, Donald and Jacqueline join a drunk party and get realy wild! And in the final episode, Donald and Jacqueline bump into Donald's dangerous former cellmate, Mr. Big!
 
 
[[Category:Female Characters]]
 
[[Category:Female Characters]]
 
[[Category:Present Characters]]
 
[[Category:Present Characters]]

Latest revision as of 22:52, September 6, 2018

Benidorm jacqueline
Jacqueline Stewart
Spouses Donald Stewart (deceased) (1948-2015)
First appearance Series 1, Episode 1
Last appearance Series 10, Episode 9
Duration 2007-2018
Number of appearances 50
Played by Janine Duvitski

| occupation = Owner of Blow n Go Janine Duvitski (born Christine Janine Drzewicki; June 1952)[1] is an English actress, known for her roles as Jane Edwards in Waiting for God, Pippa Trench in One Foot in the Grave and Jacqueline Stewart in Benidorm. Duvitski first came to national attention in the play Abigail's Party, written and directed in 1977 by Mike Leigh.

Contents Edit

* 1 Personal life * 2 Career

** 2.1 Television ** 2.2 Films ** 2.3 Theatre * 3 References * 4 External links

Personal life Edit

Duvitski was born in Lancaster, Lancashire.[2][3][4] Her father was Polish. She trained at the East 15 Acting School in London. She has four children, including actress Ruby Bentall, with her actor husband Paul Bentall. Her youngest daughter Edith is the lead singer of the band 'FOURS'.[5]

Career Edit

Television Edit

Duvitski's principal television credits include the series Waiting for God (1990–1994), One Foot in the Grave (1990–2000), and Benidorm (since 2007). In the BBC's Vanity Fair she plays Mrs Crawley.

She has also appeared in the one-off production of Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter, as well as in episodes of Foyle's War ("Fifty Ships"), Brush Strokes, Citizen Smith, Minder, Midsomer Murders, My Family, Man About the House, The Georgian House, The New Statesman, The Black Stuff by Alan Bleasdale, The Knowledge, Z-Cars, The Worst Week of My Life, Little Dorrit and, in 2013, as Emily Scuttlebutt in the CBeebies show Old Jack's Boat.[6]

In 2015, she starred in BBC sitcom, Boy Meets Girl.[7]

Films Edit

Duvitski had a small role opposite Laurence Olivier and Donald Pleasence in Dracula (1979), and appeared in the 1980 rock music film Breaking Glass. She also appeared in The Madness of King George (1994), About a Boy (2002), The New World (2005) and Angel (2007).

Theatre Edit

Duvitski first came to national attention in Abigail's Party, written and directed in 1977 by Mike Leigh. The play opened in April 1977 at the Hampstead Theatre, returning after its initial run in the summer of 1977, with a total of 104 performances. A suburban situation comedy of manners, the play is a satire on the aspirations and tastes of the new middle class that had emerged in Britain in the 1970s. In November 1977 an abridged version of the play, lasting 104 minutes, was recorded at the BBC as a Play for Today. Duvitski plays Angela, a nurse, wife of Tony Cooper, appearing meek and somewhat childlike, unintelligent and tactless. She comes into her own only when host Laurence Moss suffers his fatal heart attack at the climax of the play.

Her theatre career has also included productions at Britain's National Theatre, Young Vic and Royal Shakespeare Company.

In 2007 she appeared on stage in the revival of English National Opera's On the Town. The production, which also included veteran British comic actress June Whitfield, saw Duvitski give a "touching comic account of Lucy Schmeeler, Hildy’s homely roommate".[8]

References Edit

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