Some of Jane Austen's most beloved and timeless stories — Emma, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion and Sense and Sensibility — have been brought to life in lush adaptations on Masterpiece, along with a biopic of Austen, Miss Austen Regrets.

Bachelors of Highbury Quiz
Meet your match from the men in Emma's world in this exclusive compatibility quiz.

Romola Garai Audio Slideshow
Emma star Romola Garai gossips about her favorite characters and the actors who portray them.



The Men of Austen
Meet Austen's heroic, aristocratic, sometimes aloof and always dashing leading men and pick your favorite.

Longing, Betrayal and Redemption
Andrew Davies, the foremost interpreter of Austen for the screen, talks about bringing Austen to life and answers audience questions.



Jane Austen House Slideshow
Step inside the English cottage where Austen wrote or revised seven novels.

Ask the Screenwriter: Sandy Welch
The Emma scribe tackles questions from the Masterpiece Facebook and Twitter communities.

Reading, Writing and Emma
Dr. Gillian Dow considers authors that inspired Austen in Emma, and those who were inspired by it.

Sense Behind-the-Scenes Video
The cast, the costumes, the locations and the relentless rain that threatened to ruin it all.

A Life Coach Takes on Austen
Author and coach Cheryl Richardson on the surprising insights Jane Austen has for your 21st century life.

Sally Hawkins — The Masterpiece Interview
The Persuasion star on her admiration for Austen, and walking in the footsteps of Anne Elliot.

The Complete Guide to Teaching Jane Austen
Get ideas and tips on how to teach the works of Jane Austen, using film as another avenue into her world. (Acrobat Reader required)

Selected Resources
Find out more about Regency England life.

Jane Austen Biography
Learn about the life of the author.

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