As she reads the header, the astute blog reader will no doubt be asking herself, 'What does Mission Impossible have to do with the Regency?' (Unless, of course, she is too busy looking at the picture.)
To which I reply that one of the actors, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, is a man I would like to see playing Mr Darcy. Could this man do haughty, or could this man do haughty?
The bemused blog reader is no doubt thinking, But doesn't she know that Matthew Macfadyen played Mr Darcy, in a film released less than a year ago?
Yes, she does, but she thinks you can never have too much of Mr Darcy, and as it's almost a year - well, all right, nine months - since the last screen version of Pride and Prejudice, surely we Austen fans deserve another one around about now?