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Emma

By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, Aisling Loftus, Joseph Millson, Morgana Robinson
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Few books make the reader as happy as Emma, because few depict so well the joy of being understood…The institution of marriage, like the novel itself, has changed greatly since Austen’s time; but as long as human beings long for this kind of mutual recognition and understanding, Emma will live.

- The New York Times

Our favorite moments from Emma

Emma Thompson introduces Emma Woodhouse.
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Parting words from Mrs. Weston.
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Emma and Harriet compare gentlemen.
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A father-daughter chat.
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  • Emma Thompson introduces Emma Woodhouse.
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  • Parting words from Mrs. Weston.
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  • Emma and Harriet compare gentlemen.
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  • A father-daughter chat.

About the Performer

Dame Emma Thompson is a British actress and screenwriter known for her sophisticated, skillful performances and her arch wit. Born in London into a family of actors, she launched her acting career with Cambridge University’s Footlights Dramatic Club, where members of Monty Python first met. Moving from comedy, she found her niche in period drama. In 1993, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for the Merchant-Ivory film Howards End. She went on to gain acclaim for her roles in The Remains of the Day (1993) and Sense and Sensibility (1995), for which she also wrote the screenplay, winning her a second Academy Award. Thompson’s other notable screen credits include Wit (2001, HBO), Love Actually (2003), her portrayal of P.L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks (2013), and her role as a conflicted High Court judge in The Children Act (2017).

About the Performer

Joanne Froggatt is best-known for playing Anna Bates in all six seasons of Downton Abbey, receiving three Primetime Emmy Award nominations and winning a coveted Golden Globe in the process. Her other powerhouse performances include the suspense series Liar, Dark Angel, and the film In Our Name (2010). An Audible sensation, Froggatt won the UK Narrator of the Year Award for 2017’s Thriller of the Year, Silent Child, before lending her voice to Austen’s classic comedy of errors.

About the Performer

Isabella Inchbald shines as the titular heroine of Emma. As a winner of the 2017 BBC Carleton Hobbs Bursary Award, Inchbald was awarded a coveted spot with the BBC Radio Drama Company. Classically trained and undeniably talented, she is a stand-out rising star in this exceptional cast.

About the Performer

Morgana Robinson is an English actress and comedian, best known for her sketch comedy and impressions on The Morgana Show and Morgana Robinson’s The Agency. After winning Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist at the 2012 British Comedy Awards for her work on Very Important People, she portrayed Julie on House of Fools and Pippa on The Windsors.

Jane Austen

About the Author

Jane Austen is trending—permanently—and continues to attract top actors to Audible Studios, all eager to perform Austen’s witty and engaging dialogue. In an era when women didn’t put their own names on their work, Jane Austen quietly wrote six perfect novels that are present-day hot commodities; her celebrity, amazingly, is still growing. Austen’s work, which is sharply satiric, yet full of pathos, continues to delight contemporary listeners.