Julia SawalhaJulia Sawalha (Lydia Bennet) is actually a year older than Jennifer EhleJennifer Ehle, even though she plays her younger sister by five years.
Susannah HarkerSusannah Harker was pregnant during filming, but was able to continue due to the cut of the costumes and some cleverly placed shawls.
Someone had waxed the floor the night before filming the scene at Lucas Lodge where Lydia and Kitty start an impromptu dance, making it too slippery (and therefore dangerous) to dance on. After the crew tried a number of different chemicals to try and remove the wax, someone had the brilliant idea of pouring Coca Cola all over it.
According to the DVD extras, Colin FirthColin Firth initially declined the role of Mr. Darcy.
Anna ChancellorAnna Chancellor (Miss Bingley) is actually related to Jane AustenJane Austen. Chancellor is a direct descendant of Austen's elder brother, Edward.
[?] Helen Fielding, author of Bridget JonesBridget Jones's Diary had both the character of Mr. Darcy from this production and the actor Colin FirthColin Firth in mind when she created the character Mark Darcy in "Bridget JonesBridget Jones." Colin FirthColin Firth played Mark Darcy in the "Bridget JonesBridget Jones's Diary" movie.
Crispin Bonham-CarterCrispin Bonham-Carter (Mr. Bingley) originally auditioned for the part of George Wickham while Lucy DavisLucy Davis (Maria Lucas) originally auditioned for the part of Lydia Bennet.
Susannah HarkerSusannah Harker, who plays Jane, is the daughter of [?] Polly Adams, who played Jane in the 1967 BBC production of Pride and Prejudice.
Joanna DavidJoanna David (Mrs. Gardiner) and Emilia FoxEmilia Fox (Georgianna Darcy) are real life mother and daughter.
The grand estate of Pemberley doesn't actually exist. The exteriors of the house belong to Lyme Park and the interiors belong to Sudbury Hall.