Pride and Prejudice

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First broadcast on 24-Sep-95, the BBC's acclaimed serialisaton of Jane Austen's 1813 novel, Pride and Prejudice , received additional funding from the American A&E network and was produced by Sue Birtwistle and directed by Simon Langton. The series starred Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet and Colin Firth as Fitzwilliam Darcy.