Pride and Prejudice (1995 - 1995)


Pride and Prejudice

88%

Avg Tomatometer

95%

Avg Audience Score

Series Info

A delightful six-hour adaptation of Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece about a young woman's rocky romance with a haughty gentleman. Superb performances by Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle highlighted this lush BBC/A&E coproduction. While Firth won many a heart (including, later, that of a diary-writing single named `Bridget Jones') as the handsome but aloof Mr. Darcy, Jennifer Ehle received the BAFTA TV award (the British equivalent of an Emmy) for her portrayal of vivacious heroine Elizabeth Bennet.

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88%
Critics Consensus: Colin Firth iconically smolders with agonizing Pride as Mr. Darcy and Jennifer Ehle embodies the tempestuous Prejudice of Elizabeth Bennet in this lovingly rendered - and arguably definitive -- adaptation of the Jane Austen classic.

1995, BBC One, 6 episodes

Cast

Jennifer Ehle
as Elizabeth Bennet
Colin Firth
as Fitzwilliam Darcy
Alison Steadman
as Mrs. Bennet
Benjamin Whitrow
as Mr. Bennet
Adrian Lukis
as George Wickham
Julia Sawalha
as Lydia Bennet
David Bamber
as Mr. Collins
Anna Chancellor
as Caroline Bingley
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
as Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Susannah Harker
as Jane Bennet
Polly Maberly
as Kitty Bennet
Lucy Briers
as Mary Bennet
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Series Details

TV Network: BBC One
Premiere Date: Sep 24, 1995
Executive Producer: Michael Wearing
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