The Making of Pride and Prejudice

Sue Birtwistle

128 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 014025157X


Language: English

Publish: 1061881200000


The BBC’s lavish adaptation of ‘Pride and Prejudice’, starring Colin Firth, was eighteen months in the making and continues to captivate audiences today. This indispensable companion to the series is packed with colour photographs, interviews and lavish illustrations.

Follow a typical day’s filming, including the wholesale transformation of Lacock village into Jane Austen’s Meryton. Discover how Colin Firth approaches the part of Darcy, how actors’ costumes and wigs are designed and how Carl Davis recreates the period music and composes an original score. Piece together the roles of behind-the-scenes contributors from researchers to fencing masters.

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