Triumph And Tragedy: Anne Brontë In London - When Anne Brontë, accompanied by her sister Charlotte, arrived in London on the dawn of 8th July 1848 they had intended to stay for one night only and retu...
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I'm in the rehearsal room for Jane Eyre, the director Sally Cookson's new production for Bristol Old Vic. (...)The Daily Mail has asked several people about the secret of an enduring marriage. Novelist Kate Long says,
Craig Edwards (playing Lord Ingram) and Felix Hayes (Mr Rochester), both in character, engage in a long discussion or whether or not Lord Ingram would have fought at Waterloo. (...)
Hayes was the captain in Cookson's Ali Baba. He is also bot your typical Rochester (...) 'I was really keen that the Rochester I cast was not the obvious choice. The dark brooding thing becomes a bit of a cliché doesn't it?' (Marie-Claire Chappet)
It's strange, the things we believe prove a person's level of devotion. As a teenager, drunk on writers like Daphne du Maurier and the Brontës, I thought true love was all about suffering and storms, raging drama and exquisite despair.News.com (Australia) looks at the past of Lady Amanda Harlech, 'Karl Lagerfeld's right-hand woman'.
Before the fashion game, Harlech (then Amanda Grieve) was an English major at Oxford, where she read Dickens, the Brontë sisters and cemented a lifelong love affair with Henry James. (Alice Cavanagh)Librotecando (in Spanish) is about to start a read-along of Jane Eyre. The Jisjournals posts about Wuthering Heights.