Sense and sensibility

United Kingdom, 1986

TV show
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The story centres around two devoted sisters, Elinor, whose dignity and restraint represents “sense” and Marianne, excitable and impetuous, who represents “sensibility”. Forced by tragic circumstances to set about the delicate task of finding suitable husbands the two sisters suffer a series of disappointments and wonder if they will ever find true love and happiness. A dramatic adaptation of the novel by Jane Austen.

Credits

production company

BBC

producer

Barry Letts

Duration

02:54:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324158

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Literature → Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

People → Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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