But the high-waisted dresses saved the day for director Simon Langton when three months into filming Susannah Harker, who played Jane Bennet (right, with Crispin Bonham-Carter as Charles Bingley), announced she was pregnant.
Dressing for the Netherfield Ball in Pride and Prejudice: Regency Fashion
Pride and Prejudice wedding scene from the 1995 British TV series. From left: Crispin Bonham-Carter as Charles Bingley, Susannah Harker as Jane Bennet, Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy and Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet. Novel written by Jane Austen in