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Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen's classic story of a young girl whose head is full of romantic and melodramatic notions about the world. Through her adventures, Catherine Morland comes to learn that marriage in the society of her day is determined not by true love but by wealth and social status.

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Sat 1 Mar 2008 19:00


Role Contributor
Henry TilneyPeter Firth
Catherine MorlandKatharine Schlesinger
DirectorGiles Foster
Mrs AllenGoogie Withers
General TilneyRobert Hardy
Isabella ThorpeCassie Stuart
Eleanor TilneIngrid Lacey
John ThorpeJonathan Coy
Mr AllenGeoffrey Chater