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(originally broadcast 2009, BBC) The first Austen adaptation I remember watching was the BBC’s Mansfield Park in 1983 with Sylvestra Le Touzel (what a fabulous name!), Anna Massey and Nicholas Farrell. I identified hugely with Fanny, though was not at … Continue reading


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Aurelio Zen – from book to screen

For some reason I never read the first three of Michael Dibdin’s detective novels set in Italy (Ratking, Vendetta and Cabal) until I watched the first episodes of the BBC’s new series featuring the Venetian cop and starring Rufus Sewell … Continue reading

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