Pride and Prejudice

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Ellon Castle Gardens
11 The Square
AB41 9JB

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For high society, life in the 19th century is a whirlwind of luxurious parties and eligible gentlemen. Lizzy Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy stand among the madness as the only sane, thoughtful people. They might make a good match... if they didn’t bitterly hate each other In this outdoor production, Illyria sharpens their claws to serve up a story about choosing love, keeping secrets, and spilling the tea. Pack a picnic and enjoy Jane Austen at her vibrant, bitchy best.

Illyria's production of Jane Austen's glorious social comedy attracted sell-out audiences for a total of six years. It toured throughout the UK and Europe, attracted nationwide critical acclaim.

In a whirlwind of balls, dinners and very eligible officers, Lizzy Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy stand alone as the only sane, thoughtful people - and they hate each other! Or do they? Can she see beyond his pride, and can he overcome her prejudice, in order to achieve happiness?

If your idea of Jane Austen is stuffy costume drama then this sparkling adaptation may make you change your mind. Bring a picnic and have a ball as the irrepressible Illyria sharpen their claws to bring you Jane Austen at her vibrant, bitchy best!

Running time (approx.): 2hrs 20min (including 20 minute interval).

Suitable for ages 8+.