BBC’s original Pride and prejudice is a Costume drama television series based on a novel of a similar name which was written by Jane Austen in 1813. The story of the show follows Mr and Mrs Bennet who resides in the north of England but for autumn they decided to settle down at Netherfield estate near Meryton village in Hertfordshire with their five beautiful daughters. Five daughters of Mr and Mrs Bennet are Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia. Bennet family is wealthy and well recognised in the north of England. Mrs Bennet is eager to find a groom for her daughter. Mr Bingley is a very rich and single gentleman along with Mr Darcy come to live nearby the Bennets and when Bennets comes to know about that they have high hopes. But when pride and prejudice along with misunderstandings come together and makes their relationships complicate and make happiness hard.
The lead cast of the show is Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet, Colin Firth featured as Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy and Adrian Lukis highlighted as Mr George Wickham, Alison Steadman as Mrs Bennet, Benjamin Whitrow featured as Mr Bennet along with David Bamber as Mr William Collins.
Who does Lydia marry in pride and prejudice?
Lydia marries Mr Wickham (a money-minded person). In the Social gathering, Lydia meets Wickham and she started linking him. Lydia elopes with Wickham to London. Gardiner’s and Bennet’s started searching for them everywhere. Later come to know that they will get married soon but Mr Bennet Bennet wonders what it cost Mr Gardiner to get Wickham to marry Lydia a girl who didn’t have money. Lydia impatiently speaks of Darcy’s involvement in her wedding, Mrs Gardiner informs Elizabeth that Darcy is the one who found the couple and paid for everything, comprising a large payoff to Wickham.
Pride And Prejudice Cast
The leading cast of the show follows Jennifer Ehle, Colin Firth, Darcy, Alison Steadman as Mrs Bennet, Benjamin Whitrow featured as Mr Bennet along with David Bamber as Mr William Collins, Susannah Harker featured as Jane Bennet, Julia Sawalha featured as Lydia Bennet. Supporting characters of the show includes Polly Maberly as Catherine Bennet and Lucy Briers featured as Mary Bennet, Crispin Bonham-Carter highlighted as Mr Charles Bingley, Lucy Scott featured as Charlotte Lucas and Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Lady Catherine de Bourgh, Anthony Calf characterised as Colonel Fitzwilliam, Joanna David as Mrs Gardiner and Tim Wylton featured as Mr Gardiner and Emilia Fox as Georgiana Darcy.
Pride and Prejudice Plot Details
Story of the show starts with a rich wealthy couple Mr Bennet and Mrs Bennet who resides in north England and went to Netherfield estate near Meryton townlet in Hertfordshire for the autumn with their five beautiful unmarried daughters. Mrs Bennet desperately wants a suitable husband for her daughters. The five daughters of Mr Bennet are Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia. The daughters of Mr Bennet went to a local ball where jane meets a rich young man Charles Bingley who resides nearby her house and on their other hand, Elizabeth meets a rich young man Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy who is a rude egoistic and refused to dance with Elizabeth and then Elizabeth come to know about it and start hating him. Jane and Charles fall in love with each other. Elizabeth meets Mr Wickham who is an enemy of Darcy’s and tries to make Elizabeth against Darcy’s and Elizabeth starts believing Wickham.
Jane was invited by Charles one day and she went to his home with her sister Elizabeth where Elizabeth again meet with Darcy. When Jane and Charles were busy Darcy spends time with Elizabeth and he started falling for her but Elizabeth didn’t like him.
One day Jane got a letter which was written by Charles sister. She wrote Charles along with his family and Darcy going to London and Charles will marry Darcy’s sister. After reading the letter Jane was broken. Then Darcy went to a social gathering where he meets Elizabeth. Darcy proposed to Elizabeth with his arrogant style and Elizabeth refused. She also blames him to provoke Charles so that he won’t marry her sister. Darcy gave a letter to Elizabeth in which it was written that Wickham provokes Charles not to marry Jane after reading the letter Elizabeth changed her opinion of Darcy and started linking him.
Mr William Collins wants to meet his cousins the Bennets. As Mr and Mrs Bennets don’t have a son so Collins want to marry Elizabeth and then he would be entitled to get the whole property of Bennets but any of Bennets sisters don’t like him and rejected him. After some time Elizabeth went to visit Pemberley with her Mr and Mrs Gardiners.
Pemberley is a country estate which is owned by Darcy. When Elizabeth along with Gardiners reached their she meets Darcy now this time Darcy is so polite and soft heated man with no ego he treated them very well. Darcy and Elizabeth now started to fall for each other.
When Elizabeth was with Darcy she got a letter from her house in which her parents mentioned that her younger sister Lydia elopes with Wickham. Darcy offers help to her but she has to go back and she went back and presumed that she will not see him again. Gardiner’s and Bennet’s start searching for them and after some time Bennet’s get a letter from Gardiner’s. In the letter, Gardiner’s mentioned that Lydia and Wickham are in London and soon they will get married. Mr Bennet wonders what it cost Mr Gardiner to get Wickham (a money-minded person) to marry a girl with no money and prosperity.
Lydia impatiently speaks of Darcy’s involvement in her wedding, Mrs Gardiner informs Elizabeth that Darcy is the one who found the couple and paid for everything, comprising a large payoff to Wickham. After she comes to know about all this she started loving him and wanted to marry him. Misunderstanding between Jane and Charles comes to end as the Misunderstanding between Darcy and Elizabeth. Series end with two weddings of Jane and Charles along with Darcy and Elizabeth.
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