Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 8:07 am by Cristina in , ,    1 comment
The Guardian reports that the BBC will produce a six-part adaptation of War and Peace by Andrew Davies.
[BBC1 controller Danny Cohen] said the project, which is likely to have a budget of around £10m, was a result of conversations about bringing "more distinctive, landmark dramas to BBC1". Other authors thought to have been discussed included Dickens, Trollope and the Brontes. (John Plunkett)
We wonder about that discussion. Surely bearing in mind recent adaptations they would have strayed from the usual 'suspects', wouldn't they?

Both the Yorkshire Post and ITV News have articles on the declined wind turbines in Brontë country. ITV's Calendar gives voice to the Parsonage Director, Ann Sumner.

MountainLyon Notes and 100 Books discuss Jane Eyre.

1 comment:

  1. Oh no, not another over-adapted novel! And with the sex-ridden Andrew Davies too. Why not film Villette or Agnes Grey or one of the untouched Bronte novels?