Pride and Prejudice

Mr Darcy's Ashes: What Bad Boys in Entertainment Do to Relationships

Carolina Are | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Carolina Are

Entertainment's obsession with the bad boy brings those of us who are looking for a thrill to try, at least once, to dance with the devil. It makes us settle for the worst, look for challenges in guys who smell like danger rather than in those who can give us a good time without hurting us.

Undressing Mr Darcy

Lucy Adlington | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Style
Lucy Adlington

Nowadays men dressing for a night on the town may still wear a smart shirt, but it is likely to be untucked and open at the collar. In fact, dress codes have relaxed so much, it can now be acceptable for the modern male to work tie-less or in short-sleeved shirts - all without the covering of a waistcoat or jacket.

Never Mind Poldark, Remember The Frenzy THIS Steamy Scene Caused!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Long before Aidan Turner titillated his fanbase with his bare-chested scything on 'Poldark', even longer before Ben Batt glowered across the haystack ...

11 Of The Best UK Film Locations Captured In Beautiful Instagram Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Whether you dream of becoming a Quiddich champion or finding Mr Darcy, these stunning UK film locations will transport you into your favourite flick.....

Not Just an Ugly Face

A.M.F. Winn | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
A.M.F. Winn

Why, then, is it so impossible for an ugly female protagonist to exist in our culture? Why must 14-year-old Hermione Granger have a Cinderella moment at the Yule Ball, when she has so many other qualities to recommend her?

Exploring Local Communities through Contradance

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Having lived in Claremont, California for four months now, I find it easy to be "stuck" in our comfortable "Claremont bubble", whose tranquil cafés, ...

Historical Dramas Must Look Further Than High School History

Lia Sanders | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lia Sanders

I pity anyone out there who happened to come across the BBC's serialisation of Death Comes to Pemberley without first having read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Think YOU'RE A Fan Of 'Pride And Prejudice'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's great novel 'Pride and Prejudice', in cinemas next Friday 27 September we'll have 'Austenland'. 30-something...

PICTURE: First Look At The Jane Austen £10 Banknote

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Well, this isn't quite what we were expecting......

Colin Firth's Eye-Popping Lake Scene Brought To (Larger Than) Life

PA | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Colin Firth's eye-popping lake scene from 'Pride And Prejudice' has been brought to life once again - with a giant statue positioned in a well-known l...

Jane Austen Given Stamp Of Approval

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

A special set of stamps go on sale today featuring Jane Austen novels, including newly-commissioned artwork showing scenes from her books. All six ...

The Next Mr Darcy?

WENN | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens looks set to be swapping one stately home for another as he is the favourite to take a coveted role in a Pride A...

Why I Never Want to Be Elizabeth Bennet

Emma Jones | Posted 31.03.2013 | Home
Emma Jones

Who wanted to be Lizzie Bennet? Not me, aged 10, that's for sure. I wanted to be elder sister Jane, who was beautiful and good. She thought the best of everyone, even when Miss Bingley was being a total cow. Even then, I felt dimly, this was going to be beyond me, and therefore something to aspire to.

WATCH: Mr Darcy's Wet Shirt Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Across the globe literary fans are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'. The novel has spawned dozens of TV and...

Pride And Prejudice Study Reveals Modern Parents Rely On Daughters To Support Husbands

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you watched Bridget Jones's Diary back in 2001, it wasn't entirely clear whether matters had gotten better, or worse, for women in the centuries si...

11 Things Jane Austen Said That Make Us Love Her

Posted 28.01.2013 | Home

To mark the 200th anniversary of 'Pride and Prejudice', we've rounded up our favourite things Jane Austen ever wrote or said. * * * * ...

Abridge Too Far: Or, How I Changed Oliver Jeffers' Mind About Peter Pan

Jane Graham | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Jane Graham

Peter Pan is a great book which has been particularly badly served by the abridging brigade, but there are many others. The more I consider it, the more malevolent the practise seems.

Planet Appetite: Stately Home Movie Locations in the Peak District, Derbyshire, UK

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rupert Parker

The Peak District conjures up images of sharp mountain tops but, in fact, it contains a concentration of some of the best stately homes in Britain. You may recognise them from the movies.

Sexing Up the Classics: Why I Wouldn't Mind 50 Shades of Mr Darcy

Rebecca Myers | Posted 17.09.2012 | Home
Rebecca Myers

"Oh, if only", I hear you sigh. You've got to page 250 and you could cut the sexual tension with a distinctly blunt knife, yet there's still not been a thigh brush in sight.

Jane Austen's Ring Sells For £152,000

WENN | Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

A gold ring once owned by British author Jane Austen has sold at auction for more than five times its estimate. The Pride and Prejudice writer's si...

As Vain As Samantha Brick? The Biggest Narcissists In Literature

The Huffington Post UK | Harriet Williams | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

Samantha Brick's recent 'confession' that women hate her because she's pretty has been attracting a lot of (mostly negative) attention this week. ...