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Jane Austen's Persuasion


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A film adaptation of Jane Austen 's classic novel about the enduring power of love. England 1814: having been
"persuaded" years earlier to reject the proposal of a young naval officer, Anne Elliot suddenly finds him back in her life.
Dramatised by Nick Dear
Producer Fiona Finlay ; Director Roger Michell (R) (S)


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Anne Elliot
Dramatised By: Nick Dear
Producer: Fiona Finlay
Director: Roger Michell
Anne Elliot: Amanda Root
Captain Wentworth: Ciaran Hinds
Lady Russell: Susan Fleetwood
Sir Walter Elliot: Corin Redgrave
Mrs Croft: Fiona Shaw
Admiral Croft: John Woodvine
Elizabeth Elliot: Phoebe Nicholls
Mr Elliot: Samuel West
MaryMusgrove: Sophie Thompson
MrsMusgrove: Judy Cornwell
Charles Musgrove: Simon Russell Beale
Mrs Clay: Felicity Dean
Mr Musgrove: Roger Hammond
Louise Musgrove: Emma Roberts
Henrietta Musgrove: Victoria Hamilton
Captain Harville: Robert Glenister
Captain Benwick: Richard McCabe
Mrs Smith: Helen Schlesinger
Nurse Rooke: Jane Wood
Mr Shepherd: David Collings
Lady Dalrymple: Darlene Johnson
Miss Carteret: Cinnamon Faye
Henry Hayter: Isaac Maxwell Hunt
Sir Henry Willoughby: Roger Llewellyn
Mrs Harville: V George

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