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Special Event: An Afternoon with Jane Austen

6 Nov 2019
  • Melbourne

Join Australians Studying Abroad to celebrate the Jane Austen Society of Australia turning 30.

Be entertained by Adrian Lukis, the actor who so memorably played Mr Wickham in the BBC 1995 Pride and Prejudice.

Adrian will act out scenes from Jane Austen’s novels with Susannah Fullerton, President of the Jane Austen Society, Australia (who has several years dramatic training) in a performance lasting about 60 minutes. This will be followed by light refreshments, and the chance to chat with Adrian and Susannah.

Adrian has appeared in many well-known TV series and films – Chandler & Co, Peak Practice, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, Grantchester, Silent Witness, Death in Paradise and Toast of London, to name just a few.


DATE: Wednesday 6 November 2019

TIME: 1.45pm for 2.00pm performance start. The event finishes at 4.30pm

VENUE: Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne

TICKET PRICE: $65.00 per person


Bookings Essential

This celebratory afternoon includes the 60-minute dramatic event, light refreshments, and the opportunity to talk to Adrian Lukis. Possibly even a photograph!

RESERVATIONS: please book on-line now

Or contact ASA on: (03) 9822 6899, Freecall 1800 645755 (outside Melbourne Metro) or email: [email protected]

Cancellation: Six days notice is required to qualify for a refund. Please contact us by email: [email protected]

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