Mr Darcy

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Penny Ashton is doing a one-woman show inspired by the work of English novelist Jane Austen.

She’s a New Zealand comedian, commentator and writer, doing a one-woman show inspired by the work of quintessential English novelist Jane Austen, whic(...)

Jane Austen: impending bicentenary of her death will unleash a flood of commemorations

I did a double-take during the week when an email arrived inviting me to “celebrate the bicentennial of Jane Austen’s death at Hilton Park, Co Monagha(...)

Belvedere House, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

My favourite moment in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice comes when Elizabeth Bennett gets her first look at Mr Darcy’s gaff – the enormous and beauti(...)

Corporal Keelagh and Mr Darcy patrol the grounds of Trinity College in Dublin to mark the Emergency and Security Services Day. Photograph: Mark Hilliard/The Irish Times

Corporal Keelagh is arguably the most popular officer in the Defence Forces. She is placid, one of a rare breed; although it must be said her bite wou(...)

 If you’ve (somehow) missed out on all those OITNB premiere parties, now is the time to get queuing

In the olden days, you had to leave your seat every three hours to change the DVD. Now, only the demands of bladder and nutrition need force you up(...)

 Olivia Newton-John and her husband John Easterling kiss as they arrive at the fundraising gala  in Melbourne last month. Photograph: Getty

A kiss is just a kiss according to the words of the song but maybe not. A research study from Oxford University suggests it might be a sneaky way to s(...)