Lost in Austen is a four-part 2008 British television series for the ITV network, written by Guy Andrews as a fantasy adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Loosely following the novel plot, modern Amanda enters through a portal in her bathroom, to join the Bennet family and affect events disastrously.
Darcy announces his engagement to Caroline Bingley and Bingley has run off with Lydia. This is all wrong. When Mr Bennet is gravely injured, Amanda knows she must retrieve Elizabeth from the modern world to save his life - and her favourite story.Watch Now:Amazon
Amanda is bored and frustrated with modern life. She craves romance and ballrooms like her favourite novel Pride and Prejudice. How will she cope when Elizabeth Bennet appears in her bathroom and she is accidentally trapped in Jane Austen's world?Watch Now:Amazon
Amanda's arrival in the world of Pride and Prejudice causes major departures from the storyline. Bingley is in love with her instead of Jane. Jane accepts a proposal from Collins and Wickham spreads a rumour about Amanda. Can she repair the story?Watch Now:Amazon
Jane is miserable living with Collins. Tensions between Amanda and Darcy build up and Bingley regrets not making his true feelings known to Jane. When Darcy discovers Amanda's copy of Pride and Prejudice how will Amanda explain it to him?Watch Now:Amazon