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Pride and Prejudice 

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Mini-Series (1995)
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While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.
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1995  
Top Rated TV #46 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
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 Lucy Briers ...  Mary Bennet 6 episodes, 1995
Anna Chancellor ...  Miss Bingley 6 episodes, 1995
Lucy Robinson Lucy Robinson ...  Mrs Hurst 6 episodes, 1995
Adrian Lukis 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
Emilia Fox ...  Georgiana Darcy 4 episodes, 1995
Marlene Sidaway ...  Hill / ... 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 Nadia Chambers ...  Miss Anne de Bourgh 4 episodes, 1995
David Bark-Jones 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
Kate O'Malley Kate O'Malley ...  Sarah, the maid / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Norma Streader ...  Lady Lucas 3 episodes, 1995
Paul Moriarty Paul Moriarty ...  Col. Forster 3 episodes, 1995
Victoria Hamilton ...  Mrs Forster 3 episodes, 1995
Anthony Calf ...  Colonel Fitzwilliam 3 episodes, 1995
Sarah Legg Sarah Legg ...  Hannah 2 episodes, 1995
Annabel Taylor Annabel Taylor ...  Maggie, the maid 2 episodes, 1995
Harriet Eastcott Harriet Eastcott ...  Mrs Jenkinson / ... 2 episodes, 1995
Natasha Isaacs Natasha Isaacs ...  Gardiner Children 2 episodes, 1995
Marie-Louise Flamank Marie-Louise Flamank ...  Gardiner Children 2 episodes, 1995
Roy Holder ...  Hodge, the gardener 2 episodes, 1995
Julian Erleigh Julian Erleigh ...  Gardiner Children 2 episodes, 1995
Neville Phillips ...  Fossett, the footman 2 episodes, 1995
Christopher Staines ...  Lt. Sanderson 2 episodes, 1995
Jacob Casselden Jacob Casselden ...  Gardiner Children 2 episodes, 1995
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Mr. Hurst (Rupert Vansittart), plays the part husband of Louisa Hurst, and the brother-in-law of Charles and Caroline Bingley (1995). Vansittart also plays in 2015 Austenland. See more »

Goofs

In the marriage proposal scene the clock on the mantel doesn't change time. It remains at 6:16 throughout the scene. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Bennet: Perhaps I didn't always love him as well as I do now, but in such cases as these a good memory is unpardonable.
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Connections

Referenced in Fresh Off the Boat: Grand-Mahjong (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Pride and Prejudice
(Opening title music)
Composed by Carl Davis
Performed by Melvyn Tan
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An annual DVD event for me.
7 December 2004 | by wisewebwomanSee all my reviews

Watching this is a celebration of how Jane Austen should be interpreted.

This version is true to the novel and true to the characters and the wonderful tension between Elizabeth and Darcy is beautifully depicted.

Not for a moment do you think that these two are not meant to be together.

The Austen wit of both the main characters and the minor roles are strongly projected and the costumes and sets are faithful to the era of Austen's writing.

There is an incredible scene where Elizabeth is playing the piano and her eyes meet and hold on Darcy's who is at the other end of the room. Now, for me, that is one of the most sexy and sensual scenes I have ever seen. Everything is flawless about this production.

Superlative, satisfying and stunning.

Do not miss it. 10 out of 10.


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Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | PBS [United States]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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