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PBS to air P.D. James' 'Pride & Prejudice' sequel

Wednesday - 8/7/2013, 3:58pm  ET

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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