Death Comes to Pemberley: Crime and Punishment in 19th Century Derby

The current form of this post was provoked by the final episode last night (28 Dec. 2013) of the BBC seasonal costume fest for 2013: the three-part adaptation of PD James’ Death Comes to Pemberley.[i] The drama takes up the story of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and in doing so is set and filmed in Derbyshire.[ii] This […]