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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
13 January 1980 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
While the arrival of wealthy gentleman sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy. Full summary »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Maggie Jones obituary
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 2 December 2009, 12:22 PM, PST)

User Reviews:
Best P&P out there See more (74 total) »

Cast

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Elizabeth Garvie ... Miss Elizabeth Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)

David Rintoul ... Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy (5 episodes, 1980)
Moray Watson ... Mr. Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)
Priscilla Morgan ... Mrs. Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)
Sabina Franklyn ... Miss Jane Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)
Natalie Ogle ... Miss Lydia Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)

Tessa Peake-Jones ... Miss Mary Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)

Clare Higgins ... Miss Kitty Bennet (5 episodes, 1980)
Osmund Bullock ... Mr. Bingley (4 episodes, 1980)
Irene Richard ... Charlotte Lucas / ... (3 episodes, 1980)

Peter Settelen ... Mr. Wickham (3 episodes, 1980)

Marsha Fitzalan ... Miss Caroline Bingley (3 episodes, 1980)
Edward Arthur ... Mr. Hurst (3 episodes, 1980)
Jennifer Granville ... Mrs. Hurst (3 episodes, 1980)
Andrew Johns ... Captain Denny (3 episodes, 1980)
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Series Directed by
Cyril Coke (5 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Writing credits
Jane Austen (5 episodes, 1980)
Fay Weldon (5 episodes, 1980)

Series Produced by
Jonathan Powell .... producer (5 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Original Music by
Wilfred Josephs (5 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Cinematography by
Paul Wheeler (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Chris Wimble (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Barbara Gosnold (5 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Costume Design by
Joan Ellacott (5 episodes, 1980)
 

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265 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Each episode opens with a watercolor tableau rendered in the style of Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1872), a famous caricaturist and a contemporary of Jane Austen.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: 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 »
Quotes:
Mary Bennet:It's been my experience, that an event looked forward to with much impatient desire, does not always brings its promised satisfaction.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of "Pride and Prejudice" (1958)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Ash GroveSee more »

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30 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Best P&P out there, 1 November 2003
Author: marques-5 from Massachusetts, USA

When, oh when, is this version going to be out in DVD format? I've been waiting years. It's the best Pride and Prejudice out there. The dialogue is based on the book, and the character actors are excellent. It's so much better than the A&E version. I've watched my VHS tape many times a year for the past 10 years, but now I need it on DVD.

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