She is quite practical about love and relationships – she's very measured about who people should marry. A few days later, Henry comes to Fullerton and explains that the General discovered that Catherine's family were not as rich as John led him to believe. Felicity Jones catches Morland's mix of youthful naivety, heart-whole feelings and mindful beliefs perfectly and J.J. Feild, as the dishy but sensible Tilney, grows in appeal as this feature-length drama builds to a climax. "[4] Elliott revealed that he had deliberately shied away from ordering adaptations of Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility to focus on Austen's lesser known works. Like several characters in the novel (such as Mrs. Allen), the General is very concerned with material things. Family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen (Desmond Barrit and Sylvestra Le Touzel), invite Catherine to spend the season in Bath and she readily accepts. Catherine receives a letter from James, in which he reveals that his engagement to Isabella has been called off, because she allowed Frederick to seduce her. Austen turns the conventions of eighteenth-century novels on their head, by making her heroine a plain and undistinguished girl from a middle-class family, allowing the heroine to fall in love with the hero before he has a serious thought of her, and exposing the heroine's romantic fears and curiosities as groundless. He is preoccupied with both earning money and spending it. [24] The house was later used in Becoming Jane, a film about Austen's early life. ", "Exclusive: the stars of ITV's Jane Austen season talk to RT", "New generation of teenagers prepare to be seduced with rebirth of Austen", "From Archers temptress to Jane Austen heroine", "How ITV aims to lure viewers with quality drama", "Top Talent Enlisted For 'Northanger' Shoot", "Jane Austen like you've never seen it before...", "Actress Carey Mulligan, Emotionally Speaking", "The complete Jane Austen "Northanger Abbey" by Heather Laurence", "Capturing the loneliness of the long-distance lover", "The OPW throws open its doors to Irish film production", "Abbey days for Jane Austen's 'Irish Home, "Integrated campaign promotes ITV's Jane Austen season", "Friday, 9 March, 2007 – ITV's Jane Austen season", "A Most Proper Marriage: Jane Austen and PBS", "Masterpiece Classic: Northanger Abbey DVD", "Review: 'Northanger Abbey' a better effort for 'Masterpiece' series", "Winners of the 5th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards",, Television series set in the 19th century, Television shows produced by Granada Television, Television shows based on works by Jane Austen, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Pages using infobox television with editor parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 November 2020, at 16:07. [25][26] Sue Mythen choreographed the ballroom scenes. [9],, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Miss Eleanor Tilney; Captain Frederick Tilney, This page was last edited on 1 May 2020, at 13:05. [22] Higginsbrook House, near County Meath, served as the exterior to the Morland family's home. The younger son of a local landowner, Tilney is comfortably placed as a beneficed clergyman on his father's estate. Henry catches her in his mother's chamber and becomes offended when he realises what she has been thinking. [28], Northanger Abbey was the second of the Austen adaptations to be shown in the UK. "[32] She went on to say Northanger Abbey was made to be a television movie and commented that it was more fun than the book. What we've done is create our own Bath.