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The Real Jane Austen


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The life of the acclaimed 19th-century novelist is explored in a drama documentary starring Gillian Kearney as Austen. Austen's life was in sharp contrast to her books, where financially comfortable heroines ultimately find true love. She had a modest upbringing as a clergyman's daughter and, after the man she hoped to wed left her disappointed, she never married, It was this experience, however, that cultivated her interest in writing. The cast also includes Jack Davenport , John Standing , Phyllis Logan and Lucy
Cohu. Narrated by Anna Chancellor , Austen's great-niece. Producer Nicky Pattison ; Executive producer Franny Moyle FREE BOOKLET: BBC Reader's Guide to Jane Austen. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Gillian Kearney
Unknown: Jack Davenport
Unknown: John Standing
Unknown: Phyllis Logan
Unknown: Anna Chancellor
Producer: Nicky Pattison
Producer: Franny Moyle
Unknown: Jane Austen.

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