Jane Austen is set to appear on the new £10 note in 2017. Samira Ahmed finds out how money dominates Austen's novels and about Sanditon, her unfinished manuscript.
Samira Ahmed celebrates the life and work of Jane Austen, ahead of the 200th anniversary of her death.
As Jane Austen's portrait is chosen for the new £10 note, Samira Ahmed explores how money dominates her novels, visiting her home at Chawton in Hampshire.
John Mullan and Viv Groskop choose the best and worst Austen screen adaptations.
Plus, as Austen's final and unfinished novel Sanditon is being turned into a film, Samira talks to adaptor Simon Reade and Emma Clery, writer of Jane Austen - The Banker's Sister.
Presenter : Samira Ahmed
Producer : Dymphna Flynn.
Main picture shows Jane Austen by Cassandra Austen, circa 1810
Jane Austen's House Museum
Jane Austen - A celebration of her life in Hampshire
|Interviewed Guest||John Mullan|
|Interviewed Guest||Viv Groskop|
|Interviewed Guest||Emma Clery|
|Interviewed Guest||Simon Reade|
|Interviewed Guest||Mary Guyatt|
|Interviewed Guest||Louise West|