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Simply Wonderful!

A late discovery (March 2022) but a most delightful one. The audio editing and the performances are incredible. I enjoyed it more then the basic reads of the book. Listened on spotify but would purchase to have whenever I felt like reading/listening to the book. Wish there was something like this for Persuasion or Northanger Abbey etc. Standing ovation to the everyone involved. Also, appreciation to the end credits! haha!

Simply sublime

I have enjoyed every episode of Pride and Prejudice. The actors have done a marvelous job of bringing Jane Austin’s novel to life in all its glory. However I have to admit that the woman at the end who reads the credits is my favourite. I have enjoyed all her witty little asides and her rendition of the Game of Thrones theme when she ran out of music had me laughing out loud. I have also enjoyed the cameo performances of her little kitty. Well don’t BTG

Pride and Prejudice

Wonderful acting with your voices. The best that I have heard. I felt each moment like I was there. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderfully literature.


Well done ... dynamic and engaging !

Absolutely love it!

Thanks for making such a great dramatized full cast for pride and prejudice! I really enjoy listening to it! P.S. the voice of Elizabeth is really similar to Jennifer Ehle, the “Lizzy” in the 1995 bbc mini series. Love it!

Absolutely delightful!

Love the acting and sound effects. Fabulous! I just had a baby, and am grateful for something fun to listen too. Thank you.

2 in 1 - Fabulous! To the very end…

What an incredible reading of Austen’s Pride & Prejudice by a very talented group. I cannot wait for them to do more (please don’t ever stop!) Then on top of the beloved story, the out … credits 🤔- our mystery lady tells you who performs in each episode and may entertain you on the way - well worth listening to every single second 😁 (Thank you mystery lady - you have had me laughing out loud in some episodes)


I've read the book, watched 3 versions of the movie and the BBC miniseries and this team with their podcast really impressed me! I love listening to it while I'm driving! Love the little touches with the background "noise" i.e. you can hear dishes clinking when the characters are eating, background music, etc.. really makes it feel more realistic. So very glad I happened across this! I love Pride and Prejudice so much I named my daughter Pemberley! Keep up the great work!!

Breathing New Life into Austen's P&P

This was a delightful rendition of an old favorite. The energy and enthusiasm of the performing readers was so enjoyable that at times I almost felt like I was listening to the story for the first time all over again.

Comforting Escapism at it’s Finest

Absolutely loved this and couldn’t wait for the next episodes to arrive! Has totally reignited my love for the novel and is so well executed by the actors. My first dramatised audiobook and I’m hooked. Feel lost now I have finished it, I hope we get treated to another soon!

One of the best podcasts

I really loved it. I always had trouble reading the book, but this podcast was super easy to listen to.

Love your work!

I loved this! In lockdown 6.0 this podcast has been something that I look forward to listening to and it has made me smile. You have brought characters that I love and adore to life in fresh way. Thank you and please make some more Austen podcasts!

Love this!!

Thank you so much for all of y’all’s hard work on putting this podcast together. I enjoyed all 30 episodes and can’t wait for more. Also the credits at the end were hilarious. I loved the singing and rude interruptions of the crows and cat lol 😂 thank you again


Love this podcast! It's so nice to have the cast read the book so well, I have never read this book before. Listening to this podcast while reading it helped me so much in understanding the expression and tone that and how beautiful this story was. Thank you so much !

I adore this story! And the outros get me every time!

A podcast I didn’t know I wanted

What a delight to listen to. I had been wanting to re-read Pride and Prejudice recently as I have been watching both the movie and miniseries lately but wanted to feel even more details that Austen wrote so well. This podcast allows me to experience this greater attention to detail while I do other work. The narrating is excellent and the quality of the voice acting improves every episode. The people reading Elizabeth and Jane I think particularly capture their characters well. I particularly am fond of the outros and cannot bring myself to skip any of them. What a pleasant find.


This adaptation is delightful & witty, and the quality of the audio and the actors is fantastic. I am particularly partial to the outros...

Quite pleasant rendition

The quality of the recording increases with episodes. Several of the actors are excellent a pleasure to listen to. A couple have stilted choppy speech, presumably due to the local accents’ cadence.

Big Jane Austen fan

I read all the books, seen all the movies but this podcast really give the story some life. I really enjoyed it, can 't wait for another Jane Austen story from you guys. Much love from the Netherlands.

Stellar Rendition

What pleasure to listen to and so engaging!! It was hard to stop and heart wrenching when it ended. Cannot wait for more!

Loved it! Thank you so much!

I can’t begin to tell you how much pleasure listening to your podcast has given me. Such a quality production. (So is the coffee mug!) Please do more Jane Austen !!!

Most delightful escapist podcast

This podcast happened at the perfect time for me and so many others. During lockdowns, chaos, reckonings, I just needed a way to escape. This was so well done, so well edited and acted, and the hilarious sign-offs were everything! Thank you for bringing so much Austen joy!


This theater group did an amazing job reading this story. They really bring the characters to life and let Jane Austen's wit shine through.

Timeless Classic

I had been putting off starting this podcast, for fear of falling down a rabbit hole. It was my pleasure to begin when I started a recent road trip. I devoured the then available 28 episodes over the 4 days I spent driving! I have just finished the final episode and have very strong and mixed emotions. Well done to all the cast and crew at BNT who were able to bring this stunning adaption of Pride and Prejudice to life via podcast.

Second encounter with Ballarat

First was the excellent Dr. Blake mystery series. This production is even better. I just wish I could see it. Thanks to the whole company for all of your efforts. Can’t wait for your next production.

Love Love Love!

The BEST podcast! I am enjoying the whole cast and the lady at the end “butchering” The Thomas the train theme song in her “ darkest hour” is a delight!

Ballarat Talent!

What a treat to listen to this Ballarat production. Loved that people all over the world have been able to listen to the podcast. It's been a real comfort during the tough times of 2020. Well done to cast and production team!!

Top Notch

I’ve enjoyed listening to this theatre’s rendition of Pride and Prejudice. This is a top notch performance! I’m waiting for the next season and hope that I don’t have to wait long!!

Absolutely Brillant

I absolutely love this podcast. They’ve brilliantly balanced having a narrator reading the story with actors reciting the lines. I wish every audiobook was just like this! I hope the show continues after P&P with maybe their rendition of another Jane Austen story.


I am loving this and wait with baited breathe for the next installment. Thank you for lifting my spirits during this crazy time. The acting is amazing and I see the show play out in my minds eye as I listen. Thank you for lifting my spirits! Well done, well done, bravo!!

Love love love it

It is so fun to listen to this dramatization. The actors really bring the story to life, and we were already in a Jane Austen novel, so I didn’t think it could be even better! The actor who plays Elizabeth nails it- fantastic performance.

Charming AF!

I am not exaggerating when I say that this lovely podcast has offered me a renewed appreciation for Pride and Prejudice. Upon starting it, I found myself opening the book again, and rewatching all iterations of the film. Thank you very much, Ballarat National Theatre and the ladies who make this podcast possible!

So much fun!

Really enjoying “reading” the book again with this wonderful group of performers. Delightful!

Sweet and Enthusiastic

I was excited to find this podcast! All the actors are so enthusiastic about the story, which is so important for Austen’s work. Thank you for doing this! ✨✨✨