Pride and Prejudice turns 200

Will Gompertz looks at some of the sequels and spin-offs of the classic

Jane Austen's "own darling child" Pride and Prejudice is celebrating its 200th birthday.

Although out of copyright and available for free on e-readers, it is estimated that Pride and Prejudice sells up to 50,000 copies each year in the UK alone.

And the past decade has seen an explosion in sequels and spin-offs.

Will Gompertz reports.

Will Gompertz, Arts editor Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

Cheers Kate

Fans greet Kate Bush with huge cheers at London's Hammersmith Apollo, marking her first concert in 35 years.

Read full article

More on This Story

Related Stories

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.