19 Jun 2023

Mansfield Park reimagined with all-Black cast in new production

Culture Correspondent

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen tells of marriage, banquets and decadence of a wealthy British family.

But a new play adaptation of the story aims to confront the source of the family’s wealth – the slave trade – and its true cost.

We went to Jane Austen’s house in Hampshire to meet the team behind the play.