The Bennets are expecting a visitor - Mr Bennet's clergyman cousin, who will inherit the estate in the absence of any direct male heirs. Mr Collins is coming to Longbourn with the intention of healing the rift between his branch of the family and the Bennets. Though Mrs Bennet cannot help thinking he has come to check over the place, he arrives with the best of intentions. Written by
Did You Know?
The brown gown with a sheer white muslin overdress that Jennifer Ehle
(Elizabeth Bennet) wears during the evening party at Mrs. Philips's house is the same costume Lindsay Duncan
(Lady Bertram) wears in the scene during which Fanny reads from the newspaper to the Bertram family in Mansfield Park
(1999). See more
During the Netherfield Ball scene, the reflection of the camera crew's lights can be seen in the mirror of the ballroom. See more
Lizzy, I hope you'll not keep Wickham to yourself all night. Kitty and I want to dance with him as well, you know.
I promise I shall not. Even if I wished to, I could not. I have to dance at least the first two with Mr. Collins.
Oh, Lord, yes. He's threatened to dance with us all.
The Shrewsbury Lasses
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