Is this what Jane Austen looked like?
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

English town's memorial statue of author Jane Austen

Jane Austen is one of Britain's favourite authors, but her actual appearance is something of a mystery.

That was one of the challenges facing the artist who's been tasked with creating what's thought to be the first public statue of the writer.

Ben Moore went to have a look.

  • 22 Jan
  • From the section UK
Go to next video: Is this the face of Jane Austen?