PBS to Air ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Sequel, Starring Matthew Rhys

by | August 7, 2013 at 7:56 AM | Fall TV 2013, TCA 2013, TV News

Matthew Rhys (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The “Pride and Prejudice” sequel “Death Comes to Pemberley” is coming to PBS.

The public TV service announced Tuesday that it will air a three-part adaptation of the 2011 novel by acclaimed mystery writer P.D. James. It imagines the continuing lives of Jane Austen’s Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy, married and with a murder to solve.

Anna Maxwell Martin of PBS’ “The Bletchley Circle” and Matthew Rhys of FX’s “The Americans” will star in the BBC One project.

PBS did not announce an air date.

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