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Jane Austen's Persuasion


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A film adaptation of Jane Austen 's novel about the enduring power of love, showing as part of the Screen Two season.
England, 1814: having been
"persuaded" several years eariierto reject the proposal of a young naval officer, Anne Elliot suddenly finds him back in her life. See today's choices.
Screenplay by Nick Dear ; Producer Fiona Finlay
Director Roger Michell ♦ What will the Janeites think?: page 24


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

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