The Jane Austen Collection

Keep calm and stream on, Friends. You can now enjoy three classic Jane Austen miniseries from BBC right now with your WILL Passport!

You are guaranteed an evening full of romance and charm, with equal parts drama and quick wit, thanks to Sense & Sensibility, Mansfield Park, and Pride & Prejudice. And who could forget the period costumes?! Settle in for a night (or day) of binging.

You can check out all the details of this classic collection below. Not yet a member of WILL, become a friend and start enjoying these benefits today!

And if that simply isn't enough 18th century goodness for you, you can test your fandom with Masterpiece’s Jane Austen quiz, you can bask in the beauty of it all with our special Spotify playlist—curated with the help of our WILL Classical team—and, finally, you can groom the next generation of “Janeites” with these PBS Learning Media resources for grades 9-12.

The Jane Austen Collection Playlist

As Jane once said herself, "To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love." Short of the ballroom itself, we are certain this special Jane Austen Spotify playlist will have you wanting to don your favorite attire and dusting off your dance card. So join us in taking another step forward into falling in love with these Jane Austen classics with this our very own playlist, curated just for you!

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How well do you know Jane Austen?

Put your Jane Austen knowledge to the test with this quiz, put together by PBS Masterpiece. See how high you can score on this trivia quiz about the literary icon, her works, and Austen in pop culture. Then share your score with your friends!

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Sense & Sensibility

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From acclaimed writer Andrew Davies comes this enchanting new adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel about love and marriage. Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Stream Sense & Sensibility right now.

Mansfield Park

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When Sir Thomas Bertram takes in the 9-year-old daughter of an impoverished relative, his wife has someone to bully. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny's good nature and fortitude finally win her a valued place in the household and the man of her dreams. Anna Massey heads the cast of Jane Austen's witty Regency romance. Stream Mansfield Park right now.

Pride & Prejudice

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Andrew Davies' multi-award winning adaptation of Jane Austen's classic Regency romance. Starring Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle and a fabulous supporting cast, this Pride & Prejudice pulsates with energy as lively; witty Elizabeth Bennet charms smoldering, haughty Darcy against a backdrop of a picture-postcard countryside, small-town assembly rooms and English stately homes. Stream Pride & Prejudice right now.