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Pride and Prejudice - Episodes 29-31

Elizabeth's journey continues when she is invited to meet the redoubtable Mrs Catherine De Bourgh

Season 1, episode 9
31 min / Published

Whilst visiting her cousin and his new wife Charlotte, Elizabeth is invited to dine with Lady Catherine De Bourgh. Whilst the other guests are somewhat overshadowed and dominated by Lady Catherine, Elizabeth is the equal. 

It transpires that lady Catherine has guests of a higher breeding coming to stay. one of whom is a certain Mr Darcy.

Show notes

Mr. Collins primes them on what to expect when they dine at Rosings. Lady Catherine likes to have the distinction of rank preserved. Sir William is awed by the grandeur, Maria Lucas almost frightened out of her senses and Elizabeth equal to the scene.

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