Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in a book, and youngest girls, Kitty and Lydia, chase after officers in uniform; Elizabeth, the willful, intelligent, and opinionated second daughter, is snubbed by haughty gentleman Mr. Darcy... In this class-minded society, can love triumph over pride and prejudice? Written by
Did You Know?
Regarding her screenplay for the serial, Fay Weldon
said, "I hope it makes Pride and Prejudice accessible to those who might never have read the book and pleasurable for those who know it well." See more
A musician in the assembly hall dance scene is playing a concertina. The concertina was not invented until the 1820's, and the story begins in the autumn of 1811. See more
We all love to instruct, though we teach only what is not worth knowing.
Followed by Death Comes to Pemberley
Early One Morning
Performed by Tessa Peake-Jones See more