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Episode 4 – the final episode. In this episode Mr Darcy announces his engagement to Caroline Bingley (because she is ‘a maid’), Mrs Bennet receives a letter from Lydia informing her that she has gone off with Mr Bingley. Mrs Bennet believes they are to be married (Amanda and Jane let her think this until […]

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In the second episode Amanda tells Mr Bingley she is a lesbian (to avoid his advances). She entertains Mr Darcy, Mr Bingley and Miss Bingley with a rendition of Downtown – unfortunately this is edited from the DVD – you can find it at Youtube. Returning to Netherfield they encounter Wickham when their carriage breaks down […]

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Lost in Austen

I think this (very loose) adaptation of Pride and Prejudice is fabulous; witty, clever, lovely to look at and well cast. In Episode 1 Amanda Price (Jemima Rooper), a keen Janeite, finds Elizabeth Bennet in her bathroom (in Hammersmith). She passes through the secret door in the bathroom and finds herself trapped in Longbourn. She then […]

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I’m giving up on this one. I made it to stage two, but I lack the motivation to continue. I find the concept intriguing and I think it would be quite fun to do as a group. If you’re extremely familiar with Pride and Prejudice then I recommend just reading the bits where you have […]

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Stephanie’s written word is offering an ‘Every Austen Challenge’. In this challenge you have to read or watch six Austen related items in six months (July to December 2009). Now my six Austen things are… Jane’s Fame by Claire Harman Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Lost in Austen by Emma Campbell Webster The Absenteeby Maria Edgeworth […]

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