Cranford related posts are starting to roll in. I would like to direct you to an excellent biopic of Elisabeth Gaskell on Jane Austen in Vermont. Very well done, ladies! This review is just in from Ellen Gray in the Philadelphia Daily News and it is favorable. Cassandra Austen, Jane's beloved sister, died in 1845. One wonders if she read some of the installments of the Cranford Chronicles.
Cast list from Radio Times
Cast List from Radio Times
We hope you have fun with this contest! We are curious to know how close (or far away) these actors are to a Jane Austen connection, and can't wait to see what you come up with.
- Cranford will air on PBS's Masterpiece Classic Sunday, May 4th at 9 pm EST.
- Need to purchase a mother's day present? The paperback version of the Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict is now available in book stores.
- Look for Mrs. Elton to make an appearance on this blog soon!