Pride and Prejudice is a 1980 BBC television serial, adapted by British novelist Fay Weldon from Jane Austen’s novel of the same name, originally published in 1813.
This five-episode dramatisation stars Elizabeth Garvie as Elizabeth Bennet and David Rintoul as Mr. Darcy. It was broadcast in 1981 by PBS television as part of Masterpiece Theatre.
The novel has been the subject of numerous television and film adaptations — this was the fifth adaptation for the BBC. Other BBC television versions aired in 1938, 1952, 1958, 1967 and 1995.