Miss Austen Regrets

Miss Austen Regrets

Mon, 12/05/2022 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Photo: Olivia Williams stars as Austen, Imogen Poots stars as niece Fanny

Credit: BBC Films

Despite setting the standard for romantic fiction, Jane Austen never met her own Mr. Darcy.

Based on her life and letters, Miss Austen Regrets tells the story of the novelist's final years. The drama unravels the secrets of this elusive woman. Jane is nearing her forties and has never married. To her niece, Fanny Knight - a young, pretty girl desperate to fall in love - Jane is a favorite aunt who offers the wisdom and knowledge that will help her in her own search for a happy marriage. Miss Austen Regrets airs Monday, December 5, 2022 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Olivia Williams stars as Austen, Greta Scacchi is Jane's sister and confidante Cassandra, Imogen Poots plays her niece Fanny and Phyllida Law plays Mrs. Austen. Miss Austen Regrets is a BBC Films/WGBH co-production.