Masterpiece Classic's Sense and Sensibility on WXXI-TV

Masterpiece Classic's Sense and Sensibility on WXXI-TV

Sun, 03/20/2011 - 12:30pm

A romantic odyssey full of seduction and abandonment unfolds in Andrew Davies's bold adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel.

Sisters Elinor (Hattie Morahan, The Golden Compass) and Marianne Dashwood (Charity Wakefield, Jane Eyre) have opposite approaches when it comes to the pursuit of love in Masterpiece Classic's Sense and Sensibility airs Sunday, March 20 at 12:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011). One is tempered and rational, the other impulsive and full of youthful passion. The sisters attract a trio of suitors -- handsome Edward Ferrars (Dan Stevens, The Line of Beauty), heroic Colonel Brandon (David Morrissey, State of Play), and effusive John Willoughby (Dominic Cooper, The History Boys). But are the men as genuine as they seem?

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