Sunday, July 31, 2022

Sunday, July 31, 2022 12:30 am by M. in    No comments

BBC Rewind is a new resource available for UK viewers where audio-visual recordings (from news broadcasts and documentaries) that reflect life and events from across the decades. A quick search for Brontë-related content is a bit sparse:

The Bronte's Yorkshire
Haworth, West Yorkshire, England
Wednesday, 13 March 1996

Anna Massey visits parts of Yorkshire that are associated with the Brontë family and the writings of sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne. She tours the area with local historian Ian Dewhirst.
Scene Around Six
Banbridge, County Down, Northern Ireland
Thursday, 1 December 1977
This video has no sound

Historic buildings
in the Banbridge area listed for preservation include the ancestral home of the Bronte sisters.
The One Show: Origins of Jane Eyre
Hathersage; North Lees Hall, Derbyshire, England
Thursday, 1 May 2008

Join Gyles Brandreth as he follows in the footsteps of Charlotte Brontë, visiting the places that inspired her most notable work, Jane Eyre. The journey takes him from the moors of the Peak District, to a vicarage in the village of Hathersage, and finally to North Lees Hall, the inspiration for Thornfield. He speaks with vicar Katie Tupling, and local expert Mark Ramsden, to find out more about how Charlotte's visit shaped the locations and characters from her novel.


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