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Merry Christmas!

Wishing all the devoted Pride & Prejudice Fans, visitors, and all the faithful P&P Blog Readers here today a very...

Happy Birthday Jane Austen!

Happy 243rd Birthday to the lovely, genius and way ahead of her time, beloved English novelist, the one and only, JANE AUSTEN!

Worth re-posting every year (and slightly edited and updated) for your FYI...

Remembering and celebrating her birthday today, Jane Austen, the woman who wrote the original Pride and Prejudicenovel (which had been made into several TV and Film adaptations including the 2005 film, Pride & Prejudice), which was her first (can you believe unsuccessful?!) submission to a publisher back in 1797 (221 years ago) titled "First Impressions" (later changed to "Pride and Prejudice"). She revised "First Impressions" and published it entitled "Pride and Prejudice" in 1813 (205 years ago, 11 months ago this year!).

Watch: A teaser trailer for Downtown Abbey film!

Focus Features (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement, Anna Karenina) has just released a teaser trailer for the upcoming film version of Downton Abbeywith most of the original cast returning including asIsobel Crawley! The film is slated for a September 20, 2019 theatrical release.

Read more info. and watch the teaser trailer below...

Photos | Video: Keira Knightley receives her OBE at Buckingham Palace

Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice 2005's own Elizabeth Bennet) was at the Buckingham Palace this Thursday (December 13, 2018) as she received her OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire), which Prince Charles has presented to her for her services to drama and charity (after partnering with charities such as WaterAid and Oaxfam) alongside her parents (Sharman Macdonald & Will Knightley) and husband James Righton.

See more photos and a video of her posing with her OBE medal below...

Matthew Macfadyen scored a Best Supporting Actor Critics' Choice Awards Nomination for Succession!

The Critics' Choice has announced today its24th Annual Critics Choice Awards Nominations. Unfortunately, zero nominations for Keira Knightley (Colette) and Rosamund Pike (A Private War) in the film categories. Meanwhile, in the TV categories, Matthew Macfadyen’s HBO (10-episode) political drama series Succession scored 2 Critics Choice Awards Nominations including Best Supporting Actor for Matthew! The other is for Best Drama Series.
The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm ET (delayed PT).

Read more on MM and Succession's CCA2019 Nominations and cast interview from GQ Magazine below...

Happy Birthday Dame Judi Dench!

Today Dame Pride & Prejudice2005's very own Lady Catherine celebrates her 84th  birthday. Born Judith Olivia Dench,December 91934 in York, North Yorkshire, England, UK.

Happy Birthday Dame Judi Dench!!!
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Academy Award Winner (for Best Supporting Actress in Shakespeare in LoveMiss Dench is one of the busiest English actresses around and has done countless of films (ie. Bond FilmsAs Time Goes By tv series, Mrs. Henderson Presents with P&P co-starKelly ReillyShakespeare In LoveLadies In Lavender, and many other made for TV movies and feature films...too many to list here, just check out her IMDB filmography) throughout her very long acting career, but to us P&P movie fans, she will always be known as the proud and domineering Lady Catherine (aunt of Mr. Darcy and patroness of Mr. Collins), even in her small role and brief scenes in the P&P 05 film, her presence and appearance was unmissable and important to the story. In my opinio…


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