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Photos Of Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen And Elliot Cowan as a Wet Shirt Darcy in Lost in Austen

Who is Your Favourite Darcy?

With the end of Lost in Austen last week, I've been in a Pride and Prejudice mood and have been thinking back to the 1995 TV series version and 2005 film version. I like all three actors in the role of Darcy: Colin Firth in the BBC TV series, Matthew Mcfadyen in the film version with Keira Knightley, and Elliot Cowan in ITV's recent spin on the story. I want to know your preferences, so tell me: who is your favourite Darcy?

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hannahemily hannahemily 8 years
Elliot was the best Darcy by miles !!! Apart from being a wonderful actor he has the most gorgeous eyes and smile !! Colin and Mathew were good but not a patch on Elliot.xx
tricia71 tricia71 8 years
Mattew Macfadyen, of course! GeeNee gave the perfect explanation.
MamaSapien MamaSapien 8 years
MATTHEW MACFADYEN!! I enjoy the character of Fitzwilliam Darcy no matter who plays him, but Matthew was it for me. I also love Laurence Olivier's Darcy, too... When are you going to have a poll on a favorite Mr. Collins?!?
myosotis75 myosotis75 8 years
Colin Firth, M FacFadyen made Darcy look like a bumbling idiot, and Eliot's Darcy was nothing more than a caricature of the 95 P&P version !
gwyn73 gwyn73 8 years
Well IT HAS TO BE Matthew MacFadyen. The book has no scene of Darcy coming out of a pool/pond/or anything to do with water. He is handsome,wonderful and above all he is believable.
GeeNee GeeNee 8 years
EASY: Matthew!!! Firth was & is too old to be Darcy! Even when Darcy, the character was trying to be cold, he expressed his emotion in his eyes or his hands---Firth couldn't pull that off, only Matthew did that perfectly! Matthew can dissect any character and make him come to life!
arwen arwen 8 years
1st Colin firth based the character 2nd after Colin no one can be compared 3rd Mr Darcy was meant to be played by Colin.
hills hills 8 years
firth!! he's the original and only one
evita evita 8 years
Matthew is such a great Darcy to me, but I agree with littlemissme, Colin is Darcy for sure!
littlemissme littlemissme 8 years
Colin Firth IS Mr Darcy to me!
Karen0193 Karen0193 8 years
matthew!!
emily32 emily32 8 years
Whilst any of them would do it has to be the original Colin Firth. Dreamy eyes
corrie_orrie corrie_orrie 8 years
Colin Firth! He all others fall remarkably short
aktak aktak 8 years
I am completely certain - Matthew Macfadyen :)
quitecontrary quitecontrary 8 years
Oh, Colin Firth! You are such a lovely, lovely man.
trixistar trixistar 8 years
I think Colin Firth really set the standard for the other 2, although I still enjoyed their respective interpretations :)
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
colin firth has always had a special place in my heart even outside of the darcy role, but i think that he really did capture it well.
LolaSvelt LolaSvelt 8 years
Matthew Macfadyen was such a carbon copy of Colin Firth! His voice, his mannerisms. Firth by far!
Papaver Papaver 8 years
Colin Firth! The one and only!
swwonder swwonder 8 years
I'm a Matthew Macfadyen girl.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
Colin Firth, of course!!!
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