Cunard brings “Pride and Prejudice (sort of)*” to sea


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Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) is premiering at sea on board Cunard’s Queen Anne’s British Isles Festival Voyage.

The unique and audacious retelling Jane Austen’s love story, brought to Cunard by acclaimed theatre producer David PughThe debut of. Queen Anne’s British Isles Festival Voyage, departing on May 24, for a two-week celebratory “lap of honor”Circumnavigation around the British Isles, which will include the official Naming Ceremony.

After its highly anticipated debut on the seas, the award winning show will be a staple of Queen Anne’s maiden season – headlining an eclectic mix of dazzling live performances at sea.

“We always strive to surprise and delight guests with unique and enriching experiences that can only be experienced on a Cunard ship. We are therefore excited to be teaming up with the incredible David Pugh for the at-sea premiere of Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of),” said Katie McAlister, president, Cunard. “I truly believe we are redefining luxury entertainment at sea with Queen Anne.”

Show Creator Isobel McArthur, added: “Guests on board Queen Anne coming to see Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) can expect a theatre show that is deeply affectionate towards the iconic Jane Austen original, with a few new elements thrown in to persuade even the biggest skeptic of ‘period drama’ to start swooning at Mr. Darcy. Our version of the original rom-com is Pride & Prejudice, but told by the servants – with karaoke! It is a big-hearted, dynamic ensemble piece where those who normally just serve the tea are suddenly playing every part. The cast and creative team have proven themselves so skilled and hard-working in rehearsals – they can’t wait to present this special iteration of the play for its very first at-sea audience.”

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