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By Charlotte Jones.

Ever wondered what your favourite literary characters would do if they were around today? City boy James takes inspiration from his girlfriend's beloved Austen in plotting how to win her back. He wants to grab her attention with an offer he hopes she can't refuse...

With music from London based choir MKC.

Produced by Lucy Collingwood.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 21 Jul 2017 02:30

Carolyn Pickles as Mrs Bennet

Carolyn Pickles as Mrs Bennet
"Yes, I am Mrs Bennet. I like that book – it has such a sweetness to it but as I grow older it is harder to believe- let’s just say it becomes a little saccharine- I am more of a fan of 'Persuasion' these days"


Role Contributor
Mrs BennettCarolyn Pickles
Sales LadyPriyanga Burford
JazleneDanielle Vitalis
JamesKobna Holdbrook-Smith
FranFaye Castelow
CharlieWilf Scolding
SueRosie Cavaliero
JenCassie Layton
ProducerLucy Collingwood
WriterCharlotte Jones

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