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 white gown with silver trimmings Norma Streader
(Lady Lucas) wears to the Christmas party at the Philips' is the same gown worn by an extra at Fanny's ball in Mansfield Park
(1999), and an extra at a London ball in Byron
(2003). See more
When Mrs. Hurst is playing the piano at the Netherfield Ball, the hand that showing the musical accents, is the wrong hand for the melody. She is accenting the upper portion with her left hand, which would actually be the lower notes. See more
An unhappy alternative lies before you, Elizabeth. Your mother will never see you again if you do *not* marry Mr Collins, and *I* will never see you again if you *do*.
Ombra mai fù
Composed by George Frideric Handel See more