Jane Eyre

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Polly Teale
Nick Hern Books, 1998 - Drama - 85 pages
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A bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of the literary classic that puts the interior life of the novel on stage.

As a child, the orphaned Jane Eyre is taught by a succession of severe guardians to stifle her natural exuberance. A part of herself is locked away, out of view of polite society... until she arrives at Rochester’s house as a governess to his young child. Soon Rochester’s passionate nature reawakens Jane’s hidden self, but darker secrets are stirring in the attic...

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Review: Jane Eyre: The Play, Adapted from the Novel

User Review  - Grace Turner - Goodreads

A very interesting take on the original story, quite lovely in its own stylised way. Focuses mostly on the suppression of passion and sexuality, the control of religion, and the taboo of mental ... Read full review

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In our last post we talked about the new US tour of Polly Teale's adaptation of Jane Eyre by The Acting Company. This weekend, as it is widely known by the ...
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The Acting Company: Jane Eyre - 2006-2007 Performing Arts Series ...
Recognized as a masterpiece when it published in 1847, Jane Eyre remains a ... Although Jane Eyre is obscure and plain, locked in the attic of her ...
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Albemarle - Archive
Jane Eyre is poor, obscure and plain. But locked up in the attic of her imagination lives a woman so passionate, so wild, so full of longing, ...
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The Seattle Times: Arts & Entertainment: Getting "Jane Eyre" right ...
No fewer than 18 cinematic treatments of "Jane Eyre" have appeared — starting with a 1910 ... "Jane Eyre" will be broadcast at 9 tonight and 9 pm Jan. ...
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The Daily News Record: ESCAPE
Strong Female Roles Bring Adaptation of Brontė’s ‘Jane Eyre’ To Life ... He saw Polly Teale’s adaptation of “Jane Eyre” performed in London while on a trip ...
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Jane Eyre is 125 minutes of bodice-ripping 19th Century romantic drama from a ... There are two sides to 12 year-old orphan Jane Eyre (Lucy Le Messurier), ...
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BBC - Liverpool - Entertainment - Jane Eyre @ Liverpool Playhouse
"The anguish of their parting is heartbreaking" - another assured and moving production opens at The Playhouse. Carole Baldock gives her verdict on this ...
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About the author (1998)

Polly Teale has directed acclaimed productions at the Gate Theatre and Donmar Warehouse in London. She has also worked at Nottingham Playhouse, Theatr Clwyd and the Oxford Stage Company. Her adaptation of Jane Eyre is also published by Nick Hern Books and available from TCG.

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