Jane Austen News
24 June 2020
Is there such a thing as Mr. Darcy's 'accomplished women' in 2020?
Author Laura Carter asks Is there such a thing as Mr. Darcy’s ‘accomplished women’ in 2020?
9 April 2020
Britain's first Frankenstein museum to open
Britains first Frankenstein museum is set to open where Mary Shelley created the legendary fictional monster.
25 February 2020
Autumn de Wilde wanted to make Emma because of her English heritage
Emma director Autumn de Wilde wanted to make the film because of her British roots.
27 August 2019
Anne Reid says there's too much male nudity on TV
Sanditon star Anne Reid star thinks there is too much male nudity on television now - and 007 star Daniel Craig...
15 August 2019
Jane Austen's Sanditon adaptation 'is a bit like Love Island'
Sanditon screenwriter Andrew Davies says the series is a bit like Love Island.
10 July 2018
Jane Austen's final novel Sanditon turned into ITV drama
Jane Austens final, incomplete novel Sanditon is to be turned into an ITV drama.
2 October 2017
Jane Austen role-playing game in the works
A Jane Austen role-playing game is in the works.
3 September 2016
Colin Firth bemused by iconic TV role
Colin Firth does not understand why people are attracted to Mr Darcy from Pride and Prejudice.
24 December 2015
Royal Mint Introducing 12-Sided Pound Coins
Britain's Royal Mint is to introduce 12-sided pound coins.
24 September 2013
Kelly Clarkson Loses Fight For Jane Austen Ring
Pop star Kelly Clarkson has lost her fight to keep a ring once owned by British author Jane Austen.
23 September 2013
Kelly Clarkson's Jane Austen Ring Export Refused
Kelly Clarkson's bid to export a ring which once belonged to Jane Austen has been thwarted.
23 August 2013
Jennifer Coolidge 'I Was Born to Play a Posh Brit'
Jennifer Coolidge insists she was perfectly cast as Elizabeth Charming in new comedy Austenland because she...
13 August 2013
Kelly Clarkson Could Lose out on Jane Austen Ring
An anonymous donor has given £100,000 to stop Kelly Clarkson from buying a ring once owned by Jane Austen.
2 August 2013
Culture Minister Fights to Keep Clarkson's Austen Ring in Britain
Ed Vaizey is appealing for British literature buffs to step forward and buy a ring once owned by Jane...
25 July 2013
Jane Austen to Front New English Note
Beloved British author Jane Austen is to feature on the new English ?10 note.
9 July 2013
Colin Firth Statue Installed in London Lake
A statue depicting Colin Firth's swim as Mr Darcy in a U.K. adaptation of Pride And Prejudice has been...
15 May 2013
Doctors Plan Jane Austen-Themed Week
'Doctors' are planning a Jane Austen-themed week.
17 April 2013
Carey Mulligan Embracing Costume Dramas With Thomas Hardy Role
Carey Mulligan is learning to embrace her role as a leading lady of literary costume drama after signing...
11 February 2013
Dan Stevens in Contention for Mr Darcy Role
Former Downton Abbey star DAN STEVENS looks set to be swapping one stately home for another as he is the...
28 January 2013
New Research Reveals Change in Family Priorities to Celebrate 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice
Two hundred years on and it is a truth universally acknowledged that a new...
3 January 2013
England: Things to See and Do in 2013
From parties at The Palace to Regency balls, week-long walks and ground-breaking hotels; here VisitEngland...
24 December 2012
Celebrating 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice with Literature-Inspired Travel in England
January 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice. To celebrate,...
16 November 2012
Keira Knightley: I Love Joe Wright's Unconventional Directing
Keira Knightley loves working for Joe Wright because his directing style is always "out of the...
20 October 2012
Kelly Clarkson Banned From Taking Jane Austen Ring out of Britain
Singer Kelly Clarkson has been banned from taking a $243,000 (?152,000) ring once owned by Jane Austen...