Northanger Abbey airs December 16 at 9PM
Young Catherine Morland is introduced to society life, after being invited to Bath by family friends, Mr. and Mrs. Allen. While there she catches the attention of General Tilney and is subsequently invited to his mansion, Northanger Abbey. Catherine falls for the son of the General, Henry; but soon discovers that money and status have a larger role to play than love when marriage is a consideration.
Mansfield Park airs December 23 at 9PM
Fanny Price is removed from the poverty of her childhood to live with rich relations at Mansfield Park. Fanny grows into a smart and morally-strong, young woman, and soon catches the attention of the disingenuous neighbour, Henry Crawford. Fanny, however, harbours an unrequited love for her serious and devout cousin, Edmund, whose interest lies elsewhere. A marriage proposal eventually exposes the truth and intrigue at Mansfield Park.
Persuasion airs December 30 at 9PM
In her youth, Anne Elliot fell in love with penniless, but promising Frederick Wentworth, a young naval officer. However, her family convinced her to break off the engagement because of his lack of status and wealth. Years later, Frederick returns to England after having amassed a fortune. His good looks and wealth make him an attractive prospect. Anne, who still carries a torch for him, has regrets for all that was lost. But is it too late for Frederick to forgive her?