Following a critically acclaimed season at the National Theatre, Jane Eyre will be touring the UK from April 2017. This innovative re-imagining of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece is a collaboration between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic and is directed by Sally Cookson.
The classic story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms. 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.
Jane Eyre Education
Ideal for teaching KS4-KS5 curriculum in English and Drama
Sally Cookson’s thrilling adaptation of this classic novel is a fantastic production for students studying English and Drama at KS4-5. Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Bronte’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms. A range of short films are available to support your students’ visit to the production.
Jane Eyre Devising Workshop
Director Sally Cookson’s adaptation focuses on the life-story rather than love story of Jane Eyre. This highly practical workshop, led by a member of the play’s creative team, looks at how this text was brought to life through devising and provides opportunities to find the voice of well-known characters and much-loved storylines through movement, music and improvisation.
Suitable for teachers, practitioners or KS4-5 drama students.
These will be offered via venues where the production is playing, at selected times during the run. Please contact your local theatre for full details.