Skip to content


Now Available

  • Disc & Digital
    Purchase Options

    View All

About Persuasion

A young couple's stormy romance scandalizes English society in this acclaimed adaptation of Jane Austen's classic love story. Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds of the Royal Shakespeare Company are the star-crossed lovers, Anne and Wentworth, whose passion is thwarted by a scheming socialite. Eight year slater, when Anne is considered an old maid and her once-rich family is on the verge of bankruptcy, Wentworth returns. Will their second chance at love be ruined by the social conventions that destroyed it once? Or will the heart be persuaded by rules of its own? Adding flirtatious fun to Austen's irresistible romance, PERSUASION takes your breathe away! A dazzling five-star feast.


Nick Dear

Executive Producer

Rebecca Eaton


Roger Mitchell


Fiona Finlay


Susan Fleetwood, Ciaran Hinds, Corin Redgrave, Amanda Root, Fiona Shaw, John Woodvine