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Pride and Prejudice

The action of the play takes place in Hertfordshire during the early nineteenth century.


  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Jane Austen

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the novel of Jane Austen by Christine Longford.
  • Setting

    Hertfordshire - 19th Century

  • Synopsis

    The adventures of Elizabeth Bennett as she and her sisters try to balance the twin goals of marrying well and for love.

  • Play Type


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Original Production

Original Cast  
Lydia Cathleen Delany
Officer/Guest James Ashe
Charlotte Lucas Clodagh Garratt
Officer/Guest Michael Eden
Hill Doris Cloghran
Sir William Lucas Hamlyn Benson
Miss Bingley Jean Anderson
Mr. Bingley Ian Aylmer
Mary Nora O'Mahony
Jane Pamela Ostrer
Mrs. Bennett Ann Penhallow
Mr. Bennett Norman Scace
Kitty Doris Finn
Mr. Collins Robert Hennessy (1)
Lady Catherine de Bourgh May Carey
Elizabeth Betty Chancellor
Mr. Wickham Ronald Ibbs
Mr. Darcy James Mason
Guest Hilda Williams
Production Team  
Set Designer Eric Adeney
Producer Peter Powell
Musician Cathleen Rogers
Musician Gretta Smith
Manager Harry Fine
Stage Director Robert Bett
Stage Manager Doris Cloghran
Assistant Stage Manager Michael Eden
Set Construction J. Lambert
Set Construction Michael Lambert
Set Painter Christopher Jones
Set Painter Nora McCartan
Chief Electrician Leslie Lawler
Carpenter J. Lambert

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.