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Sense & Sensibility: Season 1: Episode 1 -- Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
30 March 2008 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Widow Dashwood and her three unmarried daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, inherit only a tiny allowance... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A great TV mini-series. See more (35 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast [22])

Hattie Morahan ... Elinor Dashwood (3 episodes, 2008)

Charity Wakefield ... Marianne Dashwood (3 episodes, 2008)

David Morrissey ... Colonel Brandon (3 episodes, 2008)

Janet McTeer ... Mrs. Dashwood (3 episodes, 2008)

Dan Stevens ... Edward Ferrars (3 episodes, 2008)

Dominic Cooper ... Willoughby (3 episodes, 2008)

Lucy Boynton ... Margaret Dashwood (3 episodes, 2008)

Mark Williams ... Sir John Middleton (3 episodes, 2008)

Linda Bassett ... Mrs. Jennings (3 episodes, 2008)

Claire Skinner ... Fanny Dashwood (3 episodes, 2008)

Rosanna Lavelle ... Lady Middleton (3 episodes, 2008)

Mark Gatiss ... John Dashwood (2 episodes, 2008)

Caroline Hayes ... Eliza (2 episodes, 2008)
David S. Glover ... Foot (2 episodes, 2008)

Daisy Haggard ... Miss Steele (2 episodes, 2008)

Anna Madeley ... Lucy Steele (2 episodes, 2008)

Leo Bill ... Robert Ferrars (2 episodes, 2008)
Morgan Overton ... Little Henry (2 episodes, 2008)
Tim McMullan ... Mr. Palmer (2 episodes, 2008)

Tabitha Wady ... Charlotte Palmer (2 episodes, 2008)
Roy Holder ... Thomas (2 episodes, 2008)
David Glover ... Foot (2 episodes, 2008)

Series Directed by
John Alexander (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Writing credits
Jane Austen (3 episodes, 2008)
Andrew Davies (3 episodes, 2008)

Series Produced by
Vanessa De Sousa .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2008)
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer: WGBH (3 episodes, 2008)
Anne Pivcevic .... producer (3 episodes, 2008)
Jessica Pope .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Original Music by
Martin Phipps (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Cinematography by
Sean Bobbitt (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Film Editing by
Roy Sharman (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Casting by
Kate Rhodes James (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Production Design by
James Merifield (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Art Direction by
Paul Ghirardani (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Costume Design by
Michele Clapton (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Makeup Department
Zoe Brown .... hair artist / makeup artist (3 episodes, 2008)
Carolyn Cousins .... hair supervisor / makeup supervisor (3 episodes, 2008)
Karen Hartley .... hair designer / makeup designer (3 episodes, 2008)
Lois McIntosh .... hair artist / makeup artist (3 episodes, 2008)

Louise Coles .... makeup trainee (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Alice Greenland .... post-production supervisor (3 episodes, 2008)
Darin McLeod .... unit manager (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Angharad Jones .... third assistant director (3 episodes, 2008)
Nige Watson .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2008)
Paula Turnbull .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2008)

Matt Alder .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Garry Dawson .... dressing props (3 episodes, 2008)
Shane Harford .... dressing props (3 episodes, 2008)
Joe Hawthorne .... construction manager (3 episodes, 2008)
Toni Kelly .... stand-by rigger (3 episodes, 2008)
Kat Law .... art department assistant (3 episodes, 2008)
Louis Turner .... standby props (3 episodes, 2008)
Paul Turner .... standby props (3 episodes, 2008)
Kellie Waugh .... stand-by art director (3 episodes, 2008)
Steve Wheeler .... property master (3 episodes, 2008)
Deborah Wilson .... production buyer (3 episodes, 2008)
Jeff Woodbridge .... stand-by carpenter (3 episodes, 2008)

Graham Caulfield .... drapesmaster (unknown episodes)
Camise Oldfield .... trainee props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Chris Ashworth .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 2008)
Steve Hancock .... sound assistant (3 episodes, 2008)
Stuart Hilliker .... dubbing mixer (3 episodes, 2008)
Mike Reardon .... boom swinger (3 episodes, 2008)
Lee Crichlow .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 2008)
Alex Ellerington .... dialogue editor (2 episodes, 2008)
Steve Little .... dialogue editor (2 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Michelle Martin .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Gary Connery .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2008)
Morgan Johnson .... fight coordinator (1 episode, 2008)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ian Adrian .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2008)
Natasha Back .... clapper loader (3 episodes, 2008)
Ben Battersby .... focus puller (3 episodes, 2008)
Peter Davies .... genny op (3 episodes, 2008)
Ian Glenister .... best boy (3 episodes, 2008)
Trevor Hale .... electrician (3 episodes, 2008)
Steve Pugh .... grip (3 episodes, 2008)
Suzanne Sanders .... electrician (3 episodes, 2008)
Mark Thornton .... electrician (3 episodes, 2008)
Brian Beaumont .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2008)
Rob Gilmour .... camera assistant (2 episodes, 2008)

Nick Cooke .... daily camera trainee (unknown episodes)
Alex Hudson .... grip: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sally Davis .... costume assistant (3 episodes, 2008)
Alex Fordham .... assistant costume designer (3 episodes, 2008)
Katie Hill .... wardrobe supervisor / costume supervisor (3 episodes, 2008)
Cristy Watson .... costume assistant (3 episodes, 2008)

Sheara Abrahams .... costume trainee (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Amar Ingreji .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2008)
Vincent Narduzzo .... telecine colorist (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Music Department
Rael Jones .... musician: guitar (3 episodes, 2008)
 
Series Other crew
Peter Anderson .... title designer (3 episodes, 2008)
Stephen Bradbury .... assistant production accountant (3 episodes, 2008)
Rupert Bray .... location manager (3 episodes, 2008)
Surian Fletcher-Jones .... script editor (3 episodes, 2008)
Michelle Franklin .... production secretary (3 episodes, 2008)
Crispin Hardy .... assistant location manager (3 episodes, 2008)
Josie Kelly .... production accountant (3 episodes, 2008)
Tamara King .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2008)
Tim Leith .... picture publicity (3 episodes, 2008)
Alison Liddle .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2008)
Tess Malone .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2008)
Adam Olley .... assistant production accountant (3 episodes, 2008)
Michelle Osborn .... publicist (3 episodes, 2008)
Thalia Reynolds .... talent rights executive (3 episodes, 2008)
Gordon Ronald .... production consultant (3 episodes, 2008)
Samuel Rook .... floor runner (3 episodes, 2008)
Rory Shaw .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2008)
Julia Walsh .... script editor (3 episodes, 2008)
Alex Grasham .... production runner (2 episodes, 2008)

Vicky Cole .... script supervisor daily (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
Russia:180 min (2 parts) | 180 min (3 parts)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The purple coat Hattie Morahan (Elinor Dashwood) wears when she arrives at Barton Cottage is the same costume Jodhi May (Mrs. Weston) wears on market day in Highbury in "Emma" (2009).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The scene: Elinor finds Edward chopping wood in the rain. We see Elinor approaching with her arms holding the shawl over her head and shoulders. When the shot shifts and we see Elinor from her back, the shawl is covering only her head, with arms over the shawl.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Sense and Sensibility (1995)See more »
Soundtrack:
Hey, Ho, the Wind and the RainSee more »

FAQ

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25 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
A great TV mini-series., 17 January 2008
Author: Alex Thomas from United Kingdom

I totally disagree with all the negative comments about this film. I mean, it was a little rushed at times, especially at the end. However, all in all it was a great film to watch and you did not feel in any way that Elinor and Marrianne married the wrong men! In the Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant version, I think you get the impression that Elinor should marry Col. Brandon!

The acting was of the high quality you expect from any BBC production and the music was absolutely fantastic. The editing was a little patchy at times, but otherwise sound.

I would absolutely recommend this version to any true Jane Austen fan, it does not disappoint, in fact it leaves you with that same warm fuzzy feeling that each novel and most of the film adaptations always do!

Happy Watching!

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