23rd May 2005
Presented by Mark Lawson
Three Times A Lady
Jane Austen's best-known novel inspired Gurinder Chadha's Bollywood-style musical 'Bride and Prejudice' and the Bridget Jones films, while later this year sees a new Hollywood version of 'Pride and Prejudice' itself. Mark Lawson explores why Austen's story has been so inspirational in cinema and TV.
Saturday, May 28, 2005
Front Row: "Three times a lady"
On Monday, Front Row of BBC Radio 4 broadcasted a feature on the various screen adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, from the 1940 version to Bridge Jones and Bride and Prejudice. There are some clips of Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet in the 1995 series. Click on "Monday" on the "Listen again" sidebar.