AUDIO: Listen To The Full Series Of Mansfield Park With David Tennant & Benedict Cumberbatch

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austin's classic Mansfield Park BBC Radio 4 Extra have aired the 2003 dramatisation of the novel over the past two weeks

Mansfield Park centres on Fanny Price, one of nine children born to a family in financial difficulties who is sent to be raised by her wealthy aunt and uncle. David Tennant and Benedict Cumberbatch play brothers Tom and Edmund, sons of Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram, and cousins to Fanny. Of the two, Tom is the profligate gambler and character of ill-repute, but it is towards the gentle and kind Edmund that Fanny is drawn and with whom she forms a romantic attachment. Fanny struggles to be the social equal of her adoptive family and those in their circle, however, she is the moral centre of the story.

Listen or download the full series below:
Listen to Part 1 here - or right click and Save As to download
On a quest to find a position in society, young Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. 

Listen to Part 2 here or right click and Save As to downloadFanny Price has to deal with some new neighbours from London. 

Listen to Part 3 here or right click and Save As to downloadFanny Price's trip to Mr Rushworth's estate has unforeseen consequences for the whole party.

Listen to Part 4 here or right click and Save As to download
Amateur dramatics give Fanny Price cause for consternation.

Listen to Part 5 here - or right click and Save As to download
Sir Thomas returns to Mansfield Park to find the house in disarray.
Mansfield Park continues at 2pm on Monday 19th May on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Listen to Part 6 here - or right click and Save As to downloadA ball is held at Mansfield Park in honour of Fanny and her brother William.

Listen to Part 7 here - or right click and Save As to download
Henry Crawford is determined to win Fanny's heart and hand. 

Listen to Part 8 here - or right click and Save As to download
Sir Thomas is determined that Fanny will see the error of her ways in rejecting Henry Crawford.

Fanny's stay with her family in Portsmouth is not the happy occasion she might have been expecting.

Fanny returns to Mansfield Park to claim her rightful place in the household.

Cast List:
Felicity Jones - Fanny Price
Tim Pigott-Smith - Sir Thomas Bertram
Liza Sadovy - Lady Bertram
David Tennant - TomBenedict Cumberbatch - Edmund
Kate Fleetwood - Maria
Julia McKenzie - Mrs. Norris
Toby Jones - Rushworth
James Callis - Henry
Susan Lynch - Mary
Amanda Root - Narrator


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