Charlotte Brontë

Plays by Charlotte Brontë

audio Jane Eyre

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

Orphaned Jane journeys from a harsh childhood to become the loving caregiver of a child at the mysterious manor of Mr. Rochester. Jane is drawn to her enigmatic employer, but as dark secrets emerge, she must choose between her newfound security and the uncertainty of a life lived for oneself. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Emily Bergl as Jane Jane Carr as Mrs. Reed Alexis Jacknow as Grace/Amy/Diana Cerris Morgan-Moyer as Bertha/Adele/Blanche/Hannah Darren Richardson as St. John/Mason Alan Shearman as Brocklehurst/Dr. Carter/Reverend Wood/Porter Jeanne Syquia as Helen/Mary Nick Toren as Rochester Joanne Whalley as Mrs. Fairfax/Lady Ingram Directed by Marsha Mason and recorded before a live audience. Featuring: Emily Bergl, Jane Carr, Alexis Jacknow, Cerris Morgan-Moyer, Darren Richardson, Alan Shearman, Jeanne Syquia, Nick Toren, Joanne Whalley

video Jane Eyre (Bristol Old Vic / NT)

National Theatre
Type: Video

Age recommendation: 12+ (occasional swearing)

Recorded through National Theatre Live on 8th December, 2015 as a co-production with the Bristol Old Vic.

Born into a life of struggle, the spirited Jane Eyre tackles life's obstacles head-on as she seeks to pursue her own path in the world. Faced with poverty, injustice and a bitter betrayal, the trailblazing Jane follows her heart to fight for freedom and fulfillment on her own terms.

Devised by the Company, Sally Cookson's adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's masterpiece is a vivid and breathtaking spectacle.

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CAST
Mr Brocklehurst / Pilot / Mason: Craig Edwards
Helen Burns / Adele / St John / Grace Poole / Abbot: Laura Elphinstone
Rochester: Felix Hayes
Bertha: Melanie Marshall
Bessie / Blanche Ingram / Diana Rivers: Simone Saunders
Mrs Reed / Mrs Fairfax: Maggie Tagney
Jane Eyre: Madeleine Worrall
Musician: Benji Bower
Musician: Phil King
Musician: Will Bower

All other characters are played by members of the Company

CREATIVES
Director: Sally Cookson
Set Designer: Michael Vale
Music and Musical Director: Benji Bower
Lighting Designer: Aideen Malone
Costume Designer: Katie Sykes
Movement Director: Dan Canham
Fight Director: Renny Krupinski
Sound Designer: Dominic Bilkey
Sound Designer: Mike Beer
Dramaturg: Mike Akers