Masterpiece Episodes

1971, TV Show

Masterpiece Episode: "Pride and Prejudice"

Season 38, Episode 5
Episode Synopsis: Part 1 of 3. The beloved, Emmy Award-winning 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," a comedy of manners, opens with the vivacious Elizabeth Bennet (Jennifer Ehle) taking a dislike to the haughty Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth). Meanwhile, her sister Jane (Susannah Harker) falls for Darcy's good-natured friend Charles Bingley (Crispin Bonham-Carter), the Bennets' new neighbor. Mrs. Bennet: Alison Steadman. Mr. Bennet: Benjamin Whitrow. Mr. Collins: David Bamber.
Original Air Date: Jan 14, 1996
Guest Cast Susannah Harker: Jane Bennet Polly Maberly: Kitty Bennet David Bark-Jones: Lt. Denny Andrew Grainger: Ostler Marlene Sidaway: Hill Lynn Farleigh: Mrs. Phillips Victoria Hamilton: Mrs. Forster Crispin Bonham-Carter: Charles Bingley Peter Needham: Fencing master Rupert Vansittart: Mr. Hurst Alison Steadman: Mrs. Bennet Anna Chancellor: Caroline Bingley David Bamber: Mr. Collins Christopher Benjamin: Sir William Lucas Colin Firth: Fitzwater Darcy Norma Streader: Lady Lucas Sam Beazley: Vicar Tim Wylton: Mr. Gardiner Roger Barclay: Capt. Carter Roy Holder: Hodge Neville Phillips: Fossett Joanna David: Mrs. Gardiner Benjamin Whitrow: Mr. Bennet Anthony Calf: Col. Fitzwilliam Lucy Robinson: Mrs. Hurst Lucy Scott: Charlotte Lucas Tom Ward: Lt. Chamberlayne Kate O'Malley: Sarah Barbara Leigh-Hunt: Lady Catherine de Bourgh Paul Moriarty: Col. Forster Lucy Briers: Mary Bennet Christopher Staines: Lt. Sanderson Bridget Turner: Mrs. Reynolds Lucy Davis: Maria Lucas Adrian Lukis: Mr. George Wickham Julia Sawalha: Lydia Bennet Jennifer Ehle: Elizabeth Bennet Emilia Fox: Georgiana Darcy

Are You Watching?

Loading ...
Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
User Rating: (789 ratings)
Add Your Rating: 1 stars2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars
Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'



Masterpiece: Heat of the Sun - Private Lives
Buy Masterpiece: Heat of the Sun - Private Lives from
(Amazon Instant Video)
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Buy New: $1.99 (as of 1:39 AM EST - more info)
The Cello Suites: J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece
Buy The Cello Suites: J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a Baroque Masterpiece from
From Grove Press (Paperback)
Usually ships in 24 hours
Buy New: $11.56 (as of 1:39 AM EST - more info)

More Products

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular