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Jane Eyre

devised by the Company
based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë

Final performance 10 January 2016
Running Time: 3 hours 15 mins inc interval

Lyttelton Theatre

£55.00 £15.00

Jane Eyre
★★★★★ 'Enchanting. Magnificent. Theatre at its most imaginative.' Daily Mail

Jane Eyre

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfi lment on her own terms.

From her beginnings as a destitute orphan, Jane Eyre’s spirited heroine faces life’s obstacles head-on, surviving poverty, injustice and the discovery of bitter betrayal before taking the ultimate decision to follow her heart. This acclaimed re-imagining of Brontë's masterpiece was first staged by Bristol Old Vic last year, when the story was performed over two evenings. Director Sally Cookson now brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance

4 star rating

‘Sally Cookson's Jane Eyre is a joy to watch. It has a vibrancy that captures the spirit of the novel, and the spirit of its heroine.’

Time Out
4 star rating

‘Sally Cookson's adaptation of Brontë's 1847 novel gives it the best stage workout it's had in years.’

Sunday Times


Jane Eyre: The devising process

Director Sally Cookson and the Jane Eyre Company talk about bringing Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece to life on stage.

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Rehearsal gallery