An irreverent adaptation of Jane Austen’s romantic comedy.
Anne Elliot never overcame her regret for declining Frederick Wentworth's proposal due to his poor prospects. But when Wentworth returns - rich, handsome, and prosperous - Anne is forced to confront her past.
'Persuation''s soundtrack features artists such as Dua Lipa, Frank Ocean, and Cardi B in a modern telling of this 19th-century novel.
Quite what Jane Austen would make of this very 21st-century updating of her final novel is anyone’s guess, but one thing’s for certain: It’s as innovative and funny an interpretation as you’re likely to see.
This is a joyfully silly take on Persuasion – with just enough sense (and sensibility) to hold the whole thing together...The ensemble cast perform with comic panache, but there are grains of truth beneath all the grandstanding.