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Jane Austen's masterpiece remains one of the nation's favourite novels and the first to ask if a woman could have it all. From February 2014.

by Jane Austen
Dramatised by Charlotte Jones

Mrs Bennet is determined to get her five daughters married off and secure a future for them all.
And when Mr Bingley a wealthy man arrives in the neighbourhood she wastes no time in making his acquaintance.

Director ..... Sally Avens

Published just over 200 years ago Pride and Prejudice remains one of the Nation's favourite novels; with its intellect and wit it appeals to a broad range of readers. It stands the test of time by dealing with the timeless issues of love, social class, money and mistaken judgements and by having a witty and clever though flawed heroine at its heart. Elizabeth Bennet is a thorough radical for her time and perhaps the first heroine to ask is it possible to have it all?

Pippa Nixon takes on the role of Elizabeth; she received rave reviews for her Rosalind in 'As You Like It' ' a rising young star'.
Jamie Parker (Darcy) has played Henry V at the National and is shortly to portray Hamlet on Radio 4.
Double Olivier Award winner Samantha Spiro takes on Mrs Bennet and Toby Jones Mr Collins.

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Thu 16 Nov 2017 03:00

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Role Contributor
Narrator Amanda Root
Elizabeth Bennet Pippa Nixon
Mrs Bennet Samantha Spiro
Mr Bennet David Troughton
Jane Bennet Lydia Wilson
Lydia Bennet Georgie Fuller
Kitty Bennet Carys Eleri
Mary Bennet Rosie Wyatt
Charlotte Lucas Michelle Terry
Mr Darcy Jamie Parker
Mr Bingley Joshua Maguire
Miss Bingley Fenella Woolgar
Sir William Lucas Sean Murray
Mr Denny Arthur Hughes
Mr Wickham Joel MacCormack
Director Sally Avens
Adaptor Charlotte Jones
Author Jane Austen

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