Presenters  |  Mar 24, 2021

Gyles Brandreth to present In Jane Austen's Footsteps for Channel 5

Gyles Brandreth is to host a brand new four part series telling the stories of the landscapes, towns and cities which inspired four of the UK's greatest writers - Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Charles Dickens and the Brontes. 

Episode one, In Jane Austen's Footsteps will air on Wednesday 31st March at 9pm on Channel 5. Gyles explores the life of the novelist and examines the locations that inspired her as well as uncovering the real events behind some of her greatest stories.