Unceremoniously uprooted from her humble family home, intelligent young Fanny Price is dropped into the bustling, aristocratic household of her uncle, where she finds herself buffeted from one crisis to the next. Still, she remains constant in her love for Edmund Bertram. But will this love be her salvation, or will she be forced to marry for connections and wealth?
Tim Luscombe is a playwright and theatre director. His plays include EuroVision (Vaudeville Theatre), The One You Love (Royal Court, Barracke, Berlin), The Death of Gogol and The 1969 Eurovision Song Contest (Drill Hall), adaptations of both Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey (York Theatre Royal and subsequent revivals) & Persuasion (Salisbury Playhouse), The Schuman Plan (Hampstead Theatre) and Hungry Ghosts (Orange Tree Theatre). He is currently under commission for two new plays. Jane Austen (1775 -1817) is one of the UK's best known female writers. A novelist of works of romantic fiction, she has earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. She is perhaps best known for Sense and Sensibility which has had numerous stage, & screen adaptations. Her realism and biting social commentary has gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.