Jane Eyre has been loved by generations of fiction fans because of her fearlessness.
With her defiance of social norms and indomitable spirit, Jane is a very modern heroine – despite being 170 years old.May 22.
Still set in Victorian times, it is an imaginative retelling of the story for contemporary audiences – complete with the dropping of the F-bomb at one point.
Grand Opera House, York
Mon May 22-Sat May 27 @ 7.15pm; Wed & Sat matinee @ 2pm
It has already garnered five-star reviews on tour, with the Yorkshire Post calling it an “unmissable treat”.
And the Big Issue said, “Jane Eyre remains one of the greatest and most perennially popular works of English fiction and the National Theatre has created a fitting tribute to the adventurous heroine.”
These stunning photographs capture the spirit of the production coming our way.
Nadia Clifford and Tim Delap, the actors who play Jane Eyre and Rochester, are pictured at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth.
The famous parsonage is where Charlotte Bronte wrote the much-loved story.
– National Theatre