Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018 12:30 am by M. in ,    No comments
A new adaptation of Jane Eyre opens today, October 29 in Bagnor, Newbury:
Jane Eyre
By Charlotte Brontë
Adapted by Danielle Pearson
Mon 29 Oct 2018 - Fri 02 Nov 2018
The Watermill Theatre
Bagnor, Newbury

Directed by Chloe France
With Rebecca Tebbett, Wreh-asha Walton and Alex Wilson.

‘I can see in you the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close-set bars of a cage. Were it put free, it would soar, cloud-high…’

After enduring a childhood of cruelty and loneliness, orphan Jane Eyre takes a position as the governess at Thornfield Hall. But when love blossoms between Jane and her enigmatic employer Mr Rochester, a secret is discovered that forces her to choose between happiness and integrity, desire and conviction.

Dark, passionate and political, Jane Eyre is a searing portrayal of a woman’s search for equality and freedom. Brontë’s classic novel is brought to life by three actors in a fast-paced, stripped back new adaptation.
There will be a free post-show Q&A following performances on Tuesday to Friday.
Jane Eyre will be touring to schools from 5 to 23 November. For more information about booking the tour call 01635 570927.

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