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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
14 January 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. See more »
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Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 13 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Hard to Beat See more (388 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 41 of 42)

Jennifer Ehle ... Elizabeth Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)

Colin Firth ... Mr. Darcy (6 episodes, 1995)

Susannah Harker ... Jane Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)

Julia Sawalha ... Lydia Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)

Alison Steadman ... Mrs. Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)

Benjamin Whitrow ... Mr. Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)

Crispin Bonham-Carter ... Mr. Bingley (6 episodes, 1995)

Polly Maberly ... Kitty Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
Lucy Briers ... Mary Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)

Anna Chancellor ... Miss Bingley (6 episodes, 1995)
Lucy Robinson ... Mrs. Hurst (6 episodes, 1995)
Adrian Lukis ... Wickham (5 episodes, 1995)

David Bamber ... Mr. Collins (5 episodes, 1995)

Lucy Scott ... Charlotte Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)

Lucy Davis ... Maria Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
Marlene Sidaway ... Hill, the housekeeper (4 episodes, 1995)
Barbara Leigh-Hunt ... Lady Catherine de Bourgh (4 episodes, 1995)
Tim Wylton ... Mr. Gardiner (4 episodes, 1995)

Rupert Vansittart ... Mr. Hurst (4 episodes, 1995)

Joanna David ... Mrs. Gardiner (4 episodes, 1995)
Nadia Chambers ... Miss Anne de Bourgh (4 episodes, 1995)
David Bark-Jones ... Lt. Denny (4 episodes, 1995)

Lynn Farleigh ... Mrs. Phillips (4 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Benjamin ... Sir William Lucas (4 episodes, 1995)
Roger Barclay ... Capt. Carter (4 episodes, 1995)

Emilia Fox ... Georgiana Darcy (3 episodes, 1995)
Kate O'Malley ... Sarah, the maid (3 episodes, 1995)
Norma Streader ... Lady Lucas (3 episodes, 1995)
Paul Moriarty ... Col. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)

Victoria Hamilton ... Mrs. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)

Anthony Calf ... Col. Fitzwilliam (3 episodes, 1995)
Sarah Legg ... Hannah (2 episodes, 1995)
Annabel Taylor ... Maggie, the maid (2 episodes, 1995)
Harriet Eastcott ... Mrs. Jenkinson (2 episodes, 1995)
Natasha Isaacs ... Alice Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Marie-Louise Flamank ... Kate Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Roy Holder ... Hodge, the gardener (2 episodes, 1995)
Julian Erleigh ... William Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Neville Phillips ... Fossett, the footman (2 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Staines ... Lt. Sanderson (2 episodes, 1995)
Jacob Casselden ... Robert Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
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Series Directed by
Simon Langton (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Writing credits
Jane Austen (6 episodes, 1995)
Andrew Davies (6 episodes, 1995)

Series Produced by
Sue Birtwistle .... producer (6 episodes, 1995)
Delia Fine .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1995)
Julie Scott .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1995)
Michael Wearing .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Original Music by
Carl Davis (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Cinematography by
John Kenway (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Film Editing by
Peter Coulson (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Production Design by
Gerry Scott (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Art Direction by
John Collins (6 episodes, 1995)
Mark Kebby (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Costume Design by
Dinah Collin (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Makeup Department
Caroline Noble .... hair designer / makeup designer (6 episodes, 1995)
Jenny Eades .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Philippa Hall .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 1995)
Ashley Johnson .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Production Management
Paul Brodrick .... production manager (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anne-Marie Crawford .... third assistant director (6 episodes, 1995)
Amanda Neal .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1995)
Melanie Panario .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1995)
Pip Short .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1995)
Sarah White .... third assistant director (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Art Department
Sara Richardson .... property master (6 episodes, 1995)
Liz Friedman .... graphic designer (2 episodes, 1995)
Barry Moll .... construction manager (2 episodes, 1995)
Marjorie Pratt .... set dresser (2 episodes, 1995)
John Salisbury .... graphic designer (2 episodes, 1995)

Richard Kelloway .... dressing props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
John Downer .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 1995)
Michael Feinberg .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 1995)
Brian Marshall .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1995)
Rupert Scrivener .... dubbing mixer (6 episodes, 1995)
Keith Pamplin .... boom operator (2 episodes, 1995)

Julie Ankerson .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Graham Brown .... visual effects designer (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Brookes .... best boy (6 episodes, 1995)
Adam Coles .... clapper loader (6 episodes, 1995)
Liam McGill .... lighting gaffer (6 episodes, 1995)
Roger Pearce .... camera operator (6 episodes, 1995)
Brendan Judge .... grip (2 episodes, 1995)
Rob Southam .... focus puller (2 episodes, 1995)
Alf Tramontin .... Steadicam operator (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yves Barre .... costume design assistant (2 episodes, 1995)
Donna Nicholls .... wardrobe mistress (2 episodes, 1995)
Michael Purcell .... wardrobe master (2 episodes, 1995)

Richard Cooke .... costume trainee (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Fiona B. McTavish .... post-production (6 episodes, 1995)
Julius Gladwell .... first assistant film editor (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Music Department
Andrew Shulman .... musician: cello soloist (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Transportation Department
Ian Yea .... facilities driver (6 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Other crew
Sam Breckman .... location manager (6 episodes, 1995)
David Coatsworth .... key armourer (6 episodes, 1995)
Susie Conklin .... script editor (6 episodes, 1995)
Suzanne McGeachan .... continuity (6 episodes, 1995)
Janet Radenkovic .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1995)
Melvyn Tan .... fortepiano (6 episodes, 1995)
Jane Gibson .... choreographer (4 episodes, 1995)
Maggie Anson .... contracts executive (2 episodes, 1995)
Elaine Dawson .... assistant production accountant (2 episodes, 1995)
Vic Young .... production operative supervisor (2 episodes, 1995)
 

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55 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The green pelisse with ribbon trim down the middle of the front and back Anna Chancellor (Caroline Bingley) wears when she visits Jane Bennet on Gracechurch Street is the same costume worn by a guest at the London Salon in Byron (2003) (TV), and by Alex Kingston (Mrs. Bennet) in the coach en route to the Netherfield Ball in "Lost in Austen" (2008).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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:
Kitty Bennet:I thought Mary sang very ill.
Elizabeth Bennet:Yes, poor Mary. But she is determined to do it.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in I Capture the Castle (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
Pride and PrejudiceSee more »

FAQ

What are the titles for the songs that the various characters play and sing?
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173 out of 175 people found the following review useful.
Hard to Beat, 7 March 2005
Author: Wulfstan10 from United States

This version of Pride and Prejudice is simply outstanding and excels in essentially every aspect. It is faithful to the book, particularly capturing the spirit of the book and the energy and constant tension of the story. It excellently portrays the world of the book as it relates to the story, with keen attention to the details of costume, the furniture, etc. Moreover, the actors were on the whole outstanding. I fail to see how anyone could have portray Darcy better than did Colin Firth, who perfectly captured the character's aristocratic refinedness, his shyness and sense of decorum that come across as apparent stuffiness and disdain, and his underlying passion, all at the same time. He perfectly blends all these different traits and is utterly convincing in portraying the outward stiffness as a simple facade for the strong emotions and character underneath, rather than simply being stiff and wooden. His looks, and especially his eyes, say so much of the complexity of his character and his feelings with subtle expressions. Similarly Jennifer Ehle excellently portrays Lizzie, showing her to be tender, witty, thoughtful, occasionally prone to strong judgments without all the information, yet trying to grapple with different feelings as her involvement with Darcy, et al., progresses. David Bamber is great as Mr. Collins and perfectly conveys his mix of traits. Alison Steadman's histrionics and fickle opinions are wonderful as the mom, and remind me very much of an actual relative of mine, while Benjamin Whitrow is a great counterpart as the father who is outwardly usually calm and peaceful, yet always able to rile up his wife. The others are great, too, but there is no point in listing them all. The bottom line is that I find it hard to beat this production, which is utterly gripping and keeps anyone interested in these stories completely entranced the whole way through.

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