In Celebration of the tenth anniversary of the opening Chawton House Library, Adrian Thatcher speaks about the restoration work which he oversaw in the Library's early years. A fascinating insight into the skills, time and planning which went into the renovation of Chawton House Library and its estate.
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, Simon Langton discusses directing the adaptation of Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle in 1995, for which he was nominated for a BAFTA, and other costume drams he has been involved with.
Simon Langton was nominated for both a BAFTA award in the UK, and an Emmy Award in the USA for his 1982 dramatisation of the John le Carré novel Smiley’s People . He later won a BAFTA award for the 1989 series Mother Love, starring Diana Rigg. He continues to direct for British TV drama, having lately directed a number of episodes of Rosemary and Thyme and Midsomer Murders.