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The Real Jane Austen

Drama-documentary about the life of Jane Austen. Anna Chancellor, a relative of Jane Austen, explores the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions.

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

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Role Contributor
Presenter Anna Chancellor
Narrator Anna Chancellor
Jane Austen Gillian Kearney
Mr Austen John Standing
Mrs Austen Phyllis Logan
Cassandra Austen Lucy Cohu
Henry Austen Jack Davenport
Aunt Lefroy Wendy Craig
Tom Lefroy Oliver Chris
Executive Producer Franny Moyle

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