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Season 38, Episode 7 Pride and Prejudice

First Aired: January 16, 1996

The conclusion of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" finds the Bennet family scandalized when Lydia (Julia Sawalha) hightails it to London with Wickham (Adrian Lukis). Also, Elizabeth (Jennifer Ehle), reassesses her judgment of Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth); Bingley (Crispin Bonham-Carter) proposes to Jane (Susannah Harker); and Elizabeth argues with Darcy's aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh (Barbara Leigh-Hunt). Mrs. Bennet: Alison Steadman. Mr. Bennet: Benjamin Whitrow.

Guest Cast

Colin Firth Fitzwilliam Darcy
Barbara Leigh-Hunt Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Jennifer Ehle Elizabeth Bennet
Lucy Scott Charlotte Lucas
Emilia Fox Georgiana Darcy
Anthony Calf Col. Fitzwilliam
Tom Ward Lt. Chamberlayne

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  • Premiered: January 10, 1971
  • Rating: TV-PG
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