Amanda Root is an English stage, screen, and voice actor. In 2009 her performance in "The Norman Conquests" earned her a Tony nomination for Best Performance for a Featured Actress in a Play. She also played the voice of Sophie in "The BFG", held the starring role in the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Jane Austen s "Persuasion", and played Miranda in the British television comedy "All About Me".
BBC Audio presents Mansfield Park, Jane Austen's perceptive study of middle class morals in the 19th century. Jane Austen's unlikely heroine Fanny Price is plucked from her impoverished family and brought up by wealthy relatives at Mansfield Park.