Jane Austen

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Most expensive Jane Austen novel sells for £375,000
Inscribed first edition of Emma to go on display in UK for first time at Chawton House, Hampshire

Steven Morris

05, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mrs Wickham review – Austen spinoff sees despairing Lydia ‘banished’ to the north
What happened next to headstrong Lydia Bennet, the most rock’n’roll of the Pride and Prejudice sisters? This intriguing take by Sarah Page reunites Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn

Arifa Akbar

26, Sep, 2022 @10:49 AM

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Jane Austen letter about her own ‘Mr Darcy’ on show at author’s home
Message to sister, in which Pride and Prejudice’s author says she is to ‘flirt her last’ with Tom Lefroy, unveiled

Steven Morris

08, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Balls, gowns, marriage pressures. Jane Austen was basically Pakistani | Sarah Malik
In this excerpt from her upcoming book Desi Girl, Sarah Malik examines her obsession with western 18th-century literature

Sarah Malik

26, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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TV tonight: Jane Austen’s Sanditon is back to swoon period drama lovers
Sisters are swamped with proposals in the second run of this Austen adaptation. Plus: a Josh Widdicombe standup special. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Hannah Verdier, Graeme Virtue, Jack Seale and Simon Wardell

22, Jul, 2022 @1:48 PM

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Turning Persuasion into Jane Austen’s Fleabag was a truly terrible idea
Netflix’s attempt to modernize the classic novel has led to a disaster of anachronistic dialogue and annoyingly wry glances at the camera

Stuart Heritage

15, Jul, 2022 @1:24 PM

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Persuasion review – a travesty of Jane Austen
Theatre director Carrie Cracknell’s ham-fisted adaptation misses the naunces of the author’s writing and opts instead for romcom sassiness

Wendy Ide

09, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Persuasion by Jane Austen audiobook review – Juliet Stevenson stars in this reading of ‘the perfect novel’
Actors including Tim Brierley and Sorcha Cusack narrate this version of the great writer’s final novel originally created for radio

Fiona Sturges

08, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Persuasion review – Dakota Johnson looks the part as Jane Austen gets Fleabagged
Classic story of a young woman talked out of marrying her true love is turned into a smirking, heavy-handed romcom

Peter Bradshaw

08, Jul, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Godmersham Park by Gill Hornby review – a page-turning Austen romp
This fictionalised life of the governess employed by Jane Austen’s brother wittily toys with the conventions of the genre

Alexander Larman

03, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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A look under the bonnet: why our fascination with the Regency era endures
Whether it’s the new Persuasion adaptation or the counterfactuals of Bridgerton and, er, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, we just can’t seem to shake Jane Austen’s world of dances and drawing rooms

Charlotte Higgins

02, Jul, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Chris Evans may need to rein in TFI Friday reboot | Rebecca Nicholson
He suggests that the chat and music show could be livestreamed, but will celebrities today be as much fun?

Rebecca Nicholson

25, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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