A review of REGENCY HOUSE PARTY, soon to grace the airwaves down under.
For the women – who in modern life were ambitious and able, with high-powered jobs – the Jane Austen fantasy wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be in BBC bonnet dramas. “Just being put in that environment where there’s nothing to do all day, it diminishes you,” Ross Pirie says. “You become less of a person, less interesting. You become a child.”