Jane Austen - Emma

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0120171030

Emma Woodhouse is a woman so blessed by life that she declares she will never marry.

Emma Woodhouse - handsome, clever and rich - is a young woman so blessed by life that she declares she will never marry. However, she is determined to find the right match for her new friend Harriet Smith.

Jane Austen's sparkling comedy of love and marriage first published in 1815.

Stars Eve Best as Emma Woodhouse, David Bamber as Mr Elton, Robert Bathurst as Mr Knightley, Norman Rodway as Mr Woodhouse, Marcia Warren as Miss Bates, Patience Tomlinson as Mrs Weston, Ellie Beaven as Harriet Smith, Andrew Wincott as Mr Weston, Beth Chalmers as Jane Fairfax and Tom Hollander as Frank Churchill

Dramatised in two parts by April de Angelis.

Director: Jonquil Panting

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.

0220171031

A ball, a picnic and a marriage proposal. Two new arrivals threaten Emma's composure.