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The Real Jane Austen

Drama-documentary exploring the life of Jane Austen. Actor Anna Chancellor, a distant relative of Jane Austen, discovers the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions. Location shots of her homes in Steventon and Chawton and extracts from adaptations of her work are also featured.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 6 Oct 2011 02:50

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAnna Chancellor
NarratorAnna Chancellor
Jane AustenGillian Kearney
Mr AustenJohn Standing
Mrs AustenPhyllis Logan
Cassandra AustenLucy Cohu
Henry AustenJack Davenport
Aunt LefroyWendy Craig
Tom LefroyOliver Chris
Executive ProducerFranny Moyle
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