Bristol Old Vic's highly praised staging of Charlotte Brontė's masterpiece Jane Eyre, originally presented in two parts, will come to the National as a single performance, again directed by Sally Cookson and devised by the company.
The cast includes Benji Bower, Will Bower, Craig Edwards, Felix Hayes, Phil King, Melanie Marshall, Simone Saunders, Maggie Tagney and Madeleine Worrall.
Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontė'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.
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.
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