Tune in to PBS this Sunday to enjoy the rebroadcast of the award winning adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility presented on Masterpiece Classic on February 1st and 8th at 9:00 pm (check your local listings). This new 2008 production was scripted by Andrew Davies and stars Hattie Morahan and Charity Wakefield as sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood and was well received by critics and the Austen community.
Following the Sunday presentation, join Professor Joan Ray, JASNA Past President, for an online discussion about the adaptation February 2nd - 13th at the Barnes & Noble Classics Book Club website. Just visit the Barnes & Noble Book Clubs at their online website, register for free and join the discussion. Prof. Ray is the author of Jane Austen for Dummies and a very popular guest speaker.
Brush up on the production with these resources
Sense and Sensibility – Masterpiece Classic official web site
Sense and Sensibility: Cast Preview – Austenprose
Sense and Sensibility 2008 Makes Wonderful Sense For the Most Part – Jane Austen’s World
Withstanding Sense, or Sensibility: Review of Episode One – Austenprose
Sense and Sensibility: Conflict of Heart Over Head: Episode Two - Austenprose
Cheers, Laurel Ann, Austenprose