Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
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Top Rated TV #32 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »
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 Elizabeth Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr Darcy (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Jane Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Lydia Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr Collins (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Charlotte Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Maria Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Georgiana Darcy (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Lt. Denny (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Sir William Lucas (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Capt. Carter (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Sarah, the maid / ... (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Lucas (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Col. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Hannah (2 episodes, 1995)
Annabel Taylor ...
 Maggie, the maid (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Gardiner Children (2 episodes, 1995)
Marie-Louise Flamank ...
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Drama | Romance

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14 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Orgullo y prejuicio  »

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(6 parts)

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Trivia

Hundreds of actresses between 15 and 28 auditioned for the role of Elizabeth Benet and those with the right presence were screen-tested, performing several prepared scenes in period costumes and makeup in a television studio. Straight offers were made to several established actors. See more »

Goofs

In the opening titles, one of the make-up artists is named as "Jennny Eades", but this is changed to the more usual spelling for "Jenny" in the final credits. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Bennet: How is half such a sum to be repaid?
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Connections

Followed by Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) See more »

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Pride and Prejudice
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Composed by Carl Davis
Performed by Melvyn Tan
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It's about time!
22 December 1998 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

After so many years of seeing adaptations of Pride and Prejudice on stage, screen and television, I had long given up hope of an entertaining and faithful adaptation. Then a miracle! Class, style, humor and intelligence is alive and well! Direction, script and cinematography are all exceptional in A&E's production. Imagine watching a six-hour program over and over and over. It has to be done. Jennifer Ehle gives Elisabeth all the archness, tenderness, and homey wit that Austen could desire. Each individual cast member gives a memorable performance that makes the character real. Simon Langton, as director, has a real ear for dialogue and silence. Indeed, it is often the silences in conversation that are the most hilarious. The most serious fault in most previous productions was the casting of Darcy. A stiff actor in a stiff part gives you only a stiff character (even, God bless him, Olivier). If Darcy fails, the entire production is a waste. The inspired casting of Colin Firth in this production was defining. Putting Firth, a naturally lively chap, in the role was like harnessing energy. You can often feel that intensity of containment, which is just perfect for Darcy. This is a must-see for any loyal Austen reader or anyone else who likes romance, wit and social commentary all rolled into one. And pity Emma Thompson's Sense and Sensibility, which opened in the U.S. shortly after Pride and Prejudice debuted. Comparisons were inevitable and did not favor S&S.


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