"In the British TV series Blackadder the Third, Mr. E. Blackadder explains he gave himself a female pseudonym when writing a book. Insisting that every other male author is doing it, Blackadder explains that Jane Austen is really a burly Yorkshireman with a heavy beard. In addition to this, in a deliberate nod to the third series being set in the Regency period, each episode had a title loosely punning Sense and Sensibility, e.g. 'Sense and Senility,' 'Ink and Incapability'." -Wikipedia

Regency House Party

"Regency House Party is a historical reality television programme made by Wall to Wall/Channel 4 in 2004....In the series a group of five men and five women, accompanied by four older female "chaperones," are given the identities of Regency-era singles. Participants received instruction in the upper class courtship rituals of the time and were charged with seeking out a suitable marriages within the group." -Wikipedia

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

"The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is an American drama web series adapted from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice where the story is conveyed in the form of vlogs. It was created by Hank Green and Bernie Su and stars Ashley Clements, Mary Kate Wiles, Laura Spencer, Julia Cho and Daniel Vincent Gordh." -Wikipedia

The series is hosted on YouTube with supplemental content on other social media platforms. Spinoffs include a book adaptation of the web show and the web series Emma Approved, an adaptation of Austen's novel Emma.

Lost in Austen

"Lost in Austen is a four-part 2008 British television series for the ITV network, written by Guy Andrews as a fantasy adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Amanda, a woman from modern London, enters the plot of the novel through a portal in her bathroom, to join the Bennet family and affect events disastrously." -Wikipedia

Pride and Prejudice

"Pride and Prejudice is a six-episode 1995 British television drama, adapted by Andrew Davies from Jane Austen's 1813 novel of the same name. Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth starred as Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy." -Wikipedia


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