The Jane Austen ITV Collection - Mansfield Park / Northanger Abbey / Emma
"Nobody, who has not been in the interior of a family, can say what the difficulties of any individual family may be." Emma, 1816
Released in 2007 this triple bill of Jane Austen's classic novels brings to the small screen "Mansfield Park", "Northanger Abbey" and "Emma". A 3 disc set telling the story of Fanny Price played by Billie Piper who is sent to live with her wealthy relatives at Mansfield Park, and is immersed in a regency world of flirtation, love and adultery. Catherine Moreland played by Felicity Jones is offered the chance to stay at Northanger Abbey and lets her imagination and curiosity heighten with the mystery of a past death at the Abbey. Emma Woodhouse is played by Kate Beckinsale, who as mistress of her own home sees no reason why she would ever want to marry, but insists on guiding others on the path to matrimony. With a full supporting cast in all adaptations and over 4 hours of viewing time an ideal way to immerse yourself with three of Jane's heroines and their paths to love.