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Series cast summary:
Romola Garai ...  Emma 4 episodes, 2009
Michael Gambon ...  Mr. Woodhouse 4 episodes, 2009
Jonny Lee Miller ...  Mr. Knightley 4 episodes, 2009
Jodhi May ...  Anne Weston / ... 4 episodes, 2009
Robert Bathurst ...  Mr. Weston 4 episodes, 2009
Louise Dylan ...  Harriet Smith 4 episodes, 2009
Blake Ritson ...  Mr. Elton 4 episodes, 2009
Tamsin Greig ...  Miss Bates 4 episodes, 2009
Valerie Lilley ...  Mrs. Bates 4 episodes, 2009
Dan Fredenburgh ...  John Knightley 4 episodes, 2009
Poppy Miller ...  Isabella Knightley 4 episodes, 2009
Laura Pyper ...  Jane Fairfax 3 episodes, 2009
Rupert Evans ...  Frank Churchill 3 episodes, 2009
Jamie Glover Jamie Glover ...  Henry Knightley 3 episodes, 2009
Joshua Jones Joshua Jones ...  James Knightley 3 episodes, 2009
Jefferson Hall ...  Robert Martin 3 episodes, 2009
Veronica Roberts Veronica Roberts ...  Mrs. Goddard 3 episodes, 2009
Christina Cole ...  Augusta Elton / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Liza Sadovy ...  Mrs. Cole 2 episodes, 2009
Eileen O'Higgins ...  Miss Martin 1 2 episodes, 2009
Sarah Ovens ...  Miss Martin 2 2 episodes, 2009
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Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, to have a loving father whom she cares for, friends and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for Harriet to find happiness, but every suitor she finds for her friend ends up attracted to Emma herself. But is Emma so focused on Harriet's happiness that she is not considering her own happiness in love? Written by Mel from the Untied Kingdom

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Love knows no boundaries. And neither does she.

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | PBS [United States]

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UK

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English

Release Date:

24 January 2010 (USA) See more »

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BBC Drama Productions See more »
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(4 parts)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The blue floral waistcoat Jonny Lee Miller (Mr.Knightley) wears at the Coles' party is the same costume worn by Joseph Beattie (Henry Crawford) in Mansfield Park (2007). See more »

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Version of Emma (1996) See more »

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The Bluebells of Scotland
Written by Dora Jordan
Sung by Romola Garai and Rupert Evans
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Love knows no bounds, and neither does she!
14 February 2010 | by Katmars14See all my reviews

Brilliant! Everything from the acting, the costumes, storyline, and music was just so superbly done. This version of Emma far surpasses its predecessors. Romola, actress staring as Emma, puts Pultrow to shame.

This movie sets itself apart from other versions of Emma. The storyline is very much dictated by the actual book. The actors and actresses really captured the characters in the story; it made all the difference in being able to identify and understand the characters.

Also, the setting and costumes they chose really captured the times. The color palate was sensational.

If you are a true Jane Austen fan, you will love this film. It is a must for your Austen collection!! WELL DONE!!


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