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Who is the enigmatic Mr Wickham?

Season 1, episode 6
38 min / Published

The lives of the Bingley's and the Bennet's continue to be interwoven. A ball at Mr Bingley's Netherfield house is the talk of the area. 

The enigmatic Mr Wickham does not accept the invitation and it becomes clear to Elizabeth that there is ill feeling between him and Mr Darcy. She is more accepting of Mr Wickham even though her family and friends suggest caution in that regard.

Show notes

The arrival of Mr Wickham has caused a major stir in the Bennet household. Elizabeth is determined to believe Mr Wickham over a certain Mr Darcy.

At the Netherfield ball Elizabeth makes her feelings known to Mr Darcy.

Mr Bingley only has eyes for Jane which prompts Mrs Bennet to push for a marriage proposal.

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