Christina Calvit adapted the story. Christina Calvit’s stage rendition of Pride and Prejudice was recorded in 2012. Mr. Darcy is not well liked by the Bennets, especially when he has a crush on one of their family members. And when Elizabeth struggles to deal with Mr. Darcy’s overtures, their romance appears doomed. When Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813, it set the bar for romantic comedies, and it continues to speak to audiences around the world through various versions.