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Emma Trivia Question No. 5: Answer

Emma Trivia Question No. 5: Answer

The answer to our final trivia question of the week is State of Play (miniseries), with David Morrissey (who played Col. Brandon in the 2008 S&S miniseries), Polly Walker (who was Jane Fairfax in the 1996 theatrical release of Emma) and James McAvoy (who played...

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Emma Trivia Question No. 5

Emma Trivia Question No. 5

Bill Nighy plays Mr. Woodhouse in the new film version of Emma, which opens in wide release today! He famously starred in Love Actually with numerous other Austen adaptation stars—Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Keira Knightley. But he also...

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Emma Trivia Question No. 4

Emma Trivia Question No. 4

Miranda Hart, who plays Miss Bates in the new version of Emma, was in a massively popular British television series that also stars an actress who has played Lady Catherine de Burgh on screen. Who is she and which version of Pride and Prejudice did she appear in (and...

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Photo Highlights: ‘Georgian Justice’

Photo Highlights: ‘Georgian Justice’

Our Feb. 29 meeting, "Georgian Justice: Legal Matters in Jane Austen's Time," at UCLA's Faculty Center drew a crowd of 120 to hear talks on "Crime and Punishment in the Regency Era," by historian Walter Nelson, and "Inheritance in Jane Austen's Time," by lawyer James...

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Emma Trivia Question No. 3

Emma Trivia Question No. 3

What actor who previously played a Bennet sister has a cameo as Mr. Knightley’s housekeeper in the new version of Emma? We'll be giving away a totebag from the new film #Emma (opening Friday everywhere!). The answer to trivia question #2 was Vanity Fair (miniseries),...

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Emma Trivia Question No. 2

Emma Trivia Question No. 2

Johnny Flynn played a major role in a recent miniseries that also featured an actor who previously played Charles Musgrove in Persuasion and an actor who portrayed Mr. Gardiner in Pride and Prejudice. Who are these two actors and what was the miniseries? Email your...

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Emma Trivia Question No. 1

Emma Trivia Question No. 1

Anya Taylor-Joy starred in a 2017 miniseries with another actor who previously played Emma. Who is she and what was the miniseries? Submit your response to jasnasw@jasnasw.com to be entered for a chance to win a totebag from Focus Features new version of #Emma, which...

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Win Swag From New Emma Film

Win Swag From New Emma Film

In celebration of the new film #Emma, on Friday, March 6, we are giving away swag this week, courtesy of Focus Features. Send your responses to our trivia questions March 3-6 to jasnasw@jasnasw.com. One or more winners will be selected from the correct responses...

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Emma Opens Wide on March 6

Emma Opens Wide on March 6

Focus Features new film version of Emma opens in wide release on Friday, March 6. We'll be hosting additional watch parties at area cinemas and will be giving away swag from the production company this week. Stay tuned for more details!

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