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The Jane Austen Season

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The Jane Austen Season

The Jane Austen Season is a British television series of dramas based on novels by Jane Austen. The season began on ITV at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday 18 March 2007, with Mansfield Park. The following week, Northanger Abbey was aired. The season ended with the airing of Persuasion on Sunday 1 April 2007. A repeat of the 1996 feature-length film Emma was broadcast on Friday 6 April 2007. The combined ITV and BBC series was shown in the United States by the PBS Masterpiece Theatre drama anthology television series from January through March 2008.

United Kingdom

  • Mansfield Park – first aired on 18 March 2007.
  • Northanger Abbey – first aired on 25 March 2007.
  • Persuasion – first aired on 1 April 2007.
  • Emma – first aired on 24 November 1996.

United States

The following films were first aired in the United States on WGBH-TV as part of the PBS Masterpiece series, The Complete Jane Austen.

External links

  • PBS Masterpiece

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