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Hulu Synopsis: Certain of her skill as a matchmaker, Emma Woodhouse persuades her friend Harriet to reject an advantageous marriage proposal to a local farmer in favor of dashing Mr. Elton. So begins a story which challenges Emma’s naivety and her social preconceptions.
Why You Should Watch: Since this is a miniseries, there’s more time to explore Austen’s book. Plus, this is truly a wonderful adaptation.
Hulu Synopsis: A thoroughly modern heroine threatens to ruin one of the world’s greatest literary love stories in this ingenious reinvention of Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice.
Hollywood actress Alex Kingston stars alongside an acclaimed cast, including Hugh Bonneville, Lindsay Duncan and new Bond girl Gemma Arterton.
Bored bank worker Amanda Price literally becomes lost in her favourite Austen book, after she finds a strange portal in her bathroom and swaps places with its heroine Elizabeth Bennet. As she gets to know the Bennet family and encounters the famous Mr. Darcy, how can she keep this celebrated romance on track?
Why You Should Watch: For pure escapism!
Hulu Synopsis: This is the definitive Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. Witty Elizabeth Bennet charms smouldering, haughty Darcy against a backdrop of a picture postcard countryside, small-town assembly rooms and stately English homes.
Why You Should Watch: This is arguably one of the best period dramas ever made. Because of the success of this adaptation, many more followed. Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth sparkle onscreen together.
Hulu Synopsis: Marianne Dashwood falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor’s warnings. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find happiness?
Why You Should Watch: For the romance and sweeping Romanticism. Overall, this is a fabulous adaptation.