Pride and Prejudice

Matt Smith Lands Role in ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

Whovian Austenites rejoice! The Hollywood Reporter today (September 17) broke the news that Matt Smith has joined the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Seth Grahame-Smith‘s zombie charged adaptation of Jane Austen‘s ...

Benedict Cumberbatch as Wet Mr. Darcy

Let’s cut to the chase. Above and below these words is a photo that, if you have not already seen it, draws the eye in such a way that it really doesn’t matter what I’m saying right now.

5 British Literary Characters That Made a Comeback

Some literary creations are so potent they cannot be contained by one book, one series, or one author alone. They may make the move from the page to the stage, from the stage to the radio, from the radio to the television, and from the ...

WATCH: Star-filled ‘Death Comes to Pemberley’ Trailer

The new trailer for BBC1′s three-part miniseries Death Comes to Pemberley is topped up with some familiar faces.

Would THAT Scene In ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Have Worked If Colin Firth Had Been Naked?

Colin Firth is famous for having played two men called Darcy. One in the Bridget Jones movies, and one in the 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride & Prejudice.

10 TV Shows That Explain British Culture

British life – from the bassinet to the crematorium –  has been dissected, examined and reflected back through the prism of the TV since the earliest, pre-war transmissions from Alexandra Palace in London. And for a small island, ...

Anonymous Donor Gives £100K to Keep Jane Austen Ring in the UK

An anonymous donation of £100K has been made to the Jane Austen’s House museum in hopes of keeping a gold and turquoise ring, once owned by the famous author Jane Austen, in the UK.

WATCH: Keri Russel Heads to ‘Austenland’ to Find Her Mr. Darcy

Keri Russell (The Americans) takes life into her own hands in the film adaptation of Shannon Hale’s novel Austenland. Russell’s character, Jane Hayes, is a 30-something New Yorker who is “secretly” consumed with the BBC ...

Gigantic Mr. Darcy Invades London

Poor London. Not only has it had to suffer innumerable attacks from alien hordes, futuristic terrorists and those rotten Daleks, now the historic rafters are about to be torn up and the foundations churned by a massive Colin Firth as ...

10 Ways to Celebrate 200 Years of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’

As we have already mentioned, this year marks the 200th publication anniversary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The story, which satirizes early 19th century English society, is highly beloved – even by those who are not ...