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The arrival of Mr Bingley causes great excitement within the Bennet family. One of her five daughters, Mrs Bennet feels, is sure to capture the heart of the young aristocrat.

Colin Firth stars as Mr Darcy in this iconic BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by writer Andrew Davies. The arrival of the wealthy Mr Bingley causes great excitement within the Bennet family. One of her five daughters, Mrs Bennet feels, is sure to capture the heart of the wealthy young aristocrat. Meanwhile the wilful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr Darcy.

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Thu 4 Jun 2020 01:30

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:00

    Carl Davis

    Pride and Prejudice (Opening Title Music)

Credits

Role Contributor
Elizabeth Bennet Jennifer Ehle
Mr Darcy Colin Firth
Jane Bennet Susannah Harker
Lydia Bennet Julia Sawalha
Mrs. Bennet Alison Steadman
Mr. Bennet Benjamin Whitrow
Mr Bingley Crispin Bonham-Carter
Kitty Bennet Polly Maberly
Mary Bennet Lucy Briers
Miss Bingley Anna Chancellor
Mrs Hurst Lucy Robinson
Writer Andrew Davies
Director Simon Langton

Broadcasts

  • Sun 24 Sep 1995 21:00
  • Wed 27 Sep 1995 21:00
  • Sat 30 Sep 1995 18:10
  • Sat 9 Feb 2008 19:25
  • Thu 7 May 2020 20:00
  • Thu 4 Jun 2020 01:30

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