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Mansfield Park 

Impoverished Fanny Price is sent to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt. The arrival of new neighbors brings a chance for romance to Fanny and her cousins.
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Series cast summary:
Anna Massey ...  Mrs. Norris 6 episodes, 1983
Angela Pleasence ...  Lady Bertram 6 episodes, 1983
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Fanny Price 6 episodes, 1983
Nicholas Farrell ...  Edmund Bertram 6 episodes, 1983
Jackie Smith-Wood Jackie Smith-Wood ...  Mary Crawford 6 episodes, 1983
Robert Burbage Robert Burbage ...  Henry Crawford 6 episodes, 1983
Gorden Kaye ...  Dr. Grant 6 episodes, 1983
Susan Edmonstone Susan Edmonstone ...  Mrs. Grant 6 episodes, 1983
Neville Phillips Neville Phillips ...  Baddely 6 episodes, 1983
Snuff Snuff ...  Pug 6 episodes, 1983
Bernard Hepton ...  Sir Thomas Bertram 5 episodes, 1983
Samantha Bond ...  Maria Bertram / ... 5 episodes, 1983
Christopher Villiers ...  Tom Bertram 5 episodes, 1983
Liz Crowther Liz Crowther ...  Julia Bertram 5 episodes, 1983
Jonathan Stephens Jonathan Stephens ...  Mr. Rushworth 5 episodes, 1983
Gillian Martell Gillian Martell ...  Mrs. Rushworth, Senior / ... 3 episodes, 1983
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Her family living under the heavy burden of poverty, 10 year old Fanny Price is sent to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram of Mansfield Park. Growing up, she is treated as an inferior relation by all but her best friend and cousin Edmund. Quiet, staid, and virtuous Fanny witnesses the stirrings of passion when worldly siblings Henry and Mary Crawford move in next door. Henry toys with the affections of Fanny's cousins Maria and Julia, but then his attentions unexpectedly turn towards Fanny... Written by L. Hamre

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UK

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English

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6 November 1983 (UK) See more »

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BBC Classic Serial Mansfield Park See more »

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England, UK See more »

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Mono

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The green Spencer Sylvestra Le Touzel (Fanny Price) wears riding is the same costume worn by a London extra in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001). See more »

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Version of Mansfield Park (1999) See more »

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Mansfield Park as it should be.
26 November 2009 | by Mary_AndersonSee all my reviews

I LOVE this version of Mansfield Park. I understand that it isn't to everyone's taste due to the low budget and the length but I throughly enjoy watching it (and I have seen it a number of times). I am a huge fan of period dramas and this is one of my favourites. It is the third version of Mansfield Park that I saw (although the first made) and after seeing this version, I cannot stand how inaccurate the other two versions are.

Anna Massey is absolutely fantastic as the controlling, miserly, class conscious Aunt Norris.

I also liked Jackie Smith Wood's performance as Mary Crawford, the polar opposite personality to Fanny Price, the heroine.

I thought that Bernard Hepton's Sir Thomas Bertram was much more likable than the more recent versions in which he was played overly harsh.

All in all, if you are a fan of period dramas and don't mind long adaptations, this one is definitely worth watching.


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