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Death Comes to Pemberley 

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Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt. An adaptation of PD James's homage to Pride and Prejudice.
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Series cast summary:
Matthew Rhys ...  Fitzwilliam Darcy 3 episodes, 2013
Anna Maxwell Martin ...  Elizabeth Darcy 3 episodes, 2013
Matthew Goode ...  George Wickham 3 episodes, 2013
Trevor Eve ...  Sir Selwyn Hardcastle 3 episodes, 2013
Jenna Coleman ...  Lydia Wickham 3 episodes, 2013
Tom Ward ...  Colonel Fitzwilliam 3 episodes, 2013
Eleanor Tomlinson ...  Georgiana Darcy 3 episodes, 2013
James Norton ...  Henry Alveston 3 episodes, 2013
Nichola Burley ...  Louisa Bidwell 3 episodes, 2013
Philip Martin Brown ...  Mr. Bidwell 3 episodes, 2013
Joanna Scanlan ...  Mrs. Reynolds 3 episodes, 2013
Jennifer Hennessy ...  Mrs. Bidwell 3 episodes, 2013
Lewis Rainer ...  Will Bidwell 3 episodes, 2013
Tom Canton ...  Captain Denny 3 episodes, 2013
Mariah Gale ...  Mrs. Younge 3 episodes, 2013
Louisa-May Parker Louisa-May Parker ...  Mrs. Donovan 3 episodes, 2013
Alexander Bradshaw Alexander Bradshaw ...  Young Darcy 3 episodes, 2013
Royston Mayoh Royston Mayoh ...  Stoughton 3 episodes, 2013
Kevin Eldon ...  Dr. McFee 2 episodes, 2013
Oliver Maltman ...  George Pratt 2 episodes, 2013
Tom Raven Tom Raven ...  Constable Mason 2 episodes, 2013
Olly Rix ...  Cartwright / ... 1 episode, 2013
Rebecca Front ...  Mrs. Bennett 2 episodes, 2013
James Fleet ...  Mr. Bennett 2 episodes, 2013
Stephen Casey ...  Reverend Oliphant 2 episodes, 2013
Rachel Finnegan ...  Joan 2 episodes, 2013
Charlie May-Clark Charlie May-Clark ...  Betsy 2 episodes, 2013
Teresa Churcher ...  Mrs. Piggott 2 episodes, 2013
Francis Paul King Francis Paul King ...  Headborough Brownrigg 2 episodes, 2013


Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt. An adaptation of PD James's homage to Pride and Prejudice.

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Drama | Mystery | Romance


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Did You Know?


Chatsworth House, the Derbyshire estate where the Pemberley exteriors were filmed for this mini-series, also "played" Pemberley's exteriors for the 2005 film version of Pride & Prejudice starring Keira Knightley. See more »


Referenced in Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2013) See more »

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Not Jane Austen
11 May 2020 | by catd55See all my reviews

This would have been a good series if it had not appropriated Jane Austen's characters and settings. I was surprised at the casting of Darcy and Elizabeth, who were both dour and unattractive. The plot was interesting, but rather than being an homage to "Pride And Prejudice", which, like "Gone with the Wind", should remain intact and untouched by those with less imagination. The production was excellent, with beautiful costumes and sets, as always for British period dramas, but the leads playing the Darcy's were too old. Elizabeth looked like a worn out servant of at least 45, when Elizabeth Bennet would have been 27 at most, with wit and sparkle. They could not rise to the performances of Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle, who will always be the only Darcy and Lizzy. And why is the beautiful Georgiana so much taller than her own brother, who looks nothing like her? The mystery was a competent one and the performances of the supporting actors well done. But it does no justice to Jane Austen. This series would have been much improved as a period murder mystery with completely fresh characters.

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Release Date:

26 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder at Pemberley See more »

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16:9 HD
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