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Program Title
Northanger Abbey

Based On
Book by Jane Austen

Adapted By
Maggie Wadey

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Like teenage girls of all times, Catherine Morland adores reading stories of love and adventure: maidens abducted to sinister castles, bodies concealed behind damask curtains, heroes riding to the rescue on white horses. All very different from the materialistic pleasure-seeking world of 18th-century Bath. But when aristocratic Henry Tilney invites her to Northanger Abbey it seems her fantasies may come true...

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Cast Characters
Peter Firth Henry Tilney
Robert Hardy General Tilney
Katherine Schlesinger Catherine Moreland
Googie Withers Mrs. Allen
Geoffrey Chater Mr. Allen
Cassie Stuart Isabella Thorpe
Jonathan Coy John Thorpe
Ingrid Lacey Eleanor Tilney
Greg Hicks Frederick Tilney
Philp Bird James Morland
Elvi Hale Mrs. Thorpe
Helen Fraser Mrs. Morland
David Rolfe Mr. Morland
Sarah-Jane Holm Jenny


Producer: Louis Marks
Director: Giles Foster

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