These timeless BBC adaptations of Jane Austen's novels provide a relaxing escape into the elegant and romantic world of 18th-century England. Sense and Sensibility is the story of two sisters attempting to find happiness in the tightly structured society. Emma brings to life all the wonderful wit and sharp humor of Jane Austen's finest novel. Mansfield Park is a story of young and impoverished Fanny Price who arrives at the elegant estate of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram. Persuasion conveys all the passion and frustrations of Jane Austen's most mature heroine, Anne Elliot, as she finds herself persuaded to reject her chance for true love. Pride and Prejudice captures a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts. Northanger Abbey is a society of decadence and deceit into which Catherine Morland arrives bursting with nave freshness and integrity.
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