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Jane Austin's Pride & Prejudice
adapted by Daniel Widdowson
The most romantic novel ever written comes to life on stage through Daniel Widdowson’s comedic adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice.
At nineteen, Daniel was an Australian of the Year finalist for contributions to the arts, finalist in the Young Australian Playwright’s awards, and recipient of the Collins Bookseller’s Arts award. He hosted and wrote for popular children’s show Saturday Disney in 2000, a gig that lasted seven years. In that time he also played the handyman sidekick on Ground Force and wrote scripts for Home & Away. Moving into radio in 2007, he formed half the team of Hope Breakfast on Hope 103.2. Having penned several documentaries, children’s dramas, and stage plays, Daniel became a member of the Australian Writer’s Guild. In 2016 he and his wife Leia established Salt House Theatre Company on the Central Coast, NSW. Due to the success of Pride & Prejudice he was invited to become an ambassador for the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation.