29 April - 4 May 2019 ,
As a child, the orphaned Jane Eyre is taught by her severe guardians to stifle her natural exuberance. A part of herself is locked away, out of view of polite society – until she arrives at Mr Rochester’s house as a governess to his young child. Soon Rochester’s passionate nature reawakens Jane’s hidden self; but darker secrets are stirring in the attic…
Written for Shared Experience Theatre Company, Polly Teale’s bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of Brontë’s literary classic puts the interior life of the novel on stage.
‘The human heart has hidden treasures In secret kept, in silence sealed -’
An amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books.