Jane Austen News – Issue 106

The Jane Austen News is the Watsons and curling

What’s the Jane Austen News from Bath this week?  The Latest Olympic Sport – Jane Austen Curling Well here’s one we at the Jane Austen News never thought we’d see! A theatre company who are currently performing a stage adaptation of Sense and Sensibility at the Arvada Center in Colarado have gone viral with their… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 106


Jane Austen News – Issue 105

A Mr Bennet Interview is the Jane Austen News from Bath this week!

What’s the Jane Austen News from Bath this week?  Vote For Bath’s Mr Bennet! If you’ve been to visit us at the Jane Austen Centre in Bath, you’ve probably met our famous Mr Bennet, a.k.a Martin. He’s our senior meeter and greeter, and is the most-photographed man in England. He’s been with us for over… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 105


Jane Austen News – Issue 104 – Austen and Bath

Bath and Persuasion and Prosecco

What’s the Jane Austen News from Bath this week?      A New Rom-Com Films in Bath  It may not be a new Jane Austen adaptation, which is of course what we’d ideally like to see being filmed in the city this year, but exciting news nevertheless as Bath becomes a film set once more…. Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 104 – Austen and Bath


Jane Austen News – Issue 103

Jane in Jane Austen the Musical

What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Jane In The West End Some of our readers might remember that the UK was treated to a touring, musical-adaptation of Persuasion last year. Well now, rather than one of her novels, Jane’s life has been adapted into a musical. Jane Austen the Musical is receiving great… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 103


Jane Austen News – Issue 102

Next he should read Northanger Abbey

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Bestsellers and Northanger Abbey!    Female Authors Dominate the Bestseller List Female authors were very definitely in the minority when Jane Austen was writing, but certainly not in 2017! The Bookseller‘s analysis of literary fiction book sales from last year found that there was only one male author… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 102


Jane Austen News – Issue 101

one of the new costume dramas to watch

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Costume Dramas!    Historical Accuracy Vs. Diversity We love costumes dramas. Some of our favourite recent viewings have been the hit costume dramas shown over Christmas. We had the sumptuous The Miniaturist, we had a new three-part adaptation of Little Women, and we’ve had a Call The Midwife… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 101


Dangerous to Know: Jane Austen’s Rakes and Gentleman Rogues – A Review

dangerous to know

Dangerous to Know: Jane Austen’s Rakes and Gentleman Rogues Sketching the Characters of Jane Austen’s Bad Boys! Rating: 5 out of 5 stars OVERVIEW: After delivering a splendidly successful and praiseworthy short story anthology devoted to Mr. Darcy, editor Christina Boyd and a team of skilled and imaginative authors have decided to join forces again… Read more about Dangerous to Know: Jane Austen’s Rakes and Gentleman Rogues – A Review


Jane Austen News – Issue 100

Austen's books

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Austen’s Books!    Austen’s Books Banned Behind Bars This week we were surprised to learn that a new program in New York is severely restricting the books which will be available in prisons. This new program, amazingly, has effectively banned, among other classic authors, Jane Austen’s books. Directive… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 100