National Theatre, 2017
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.
This innovative reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece is a collaboration between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic and is directed by Sally Cookson.
Original Book by Charlotte Brontë
Director - Sally Cookson
Dramaturg - Mike Akers
Set Designer - Michael Vale
Costume Designer - Katie Sykes
Lighting Designer - Aideen Malone
Music - Benji Bower
Sound Designer - Dominic Bilkey
Movement - Dan Canham
Aflame with passion. A picture of exultant feminism
Captures the beating heart of the novel. And then some
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
Original, engaging and unexpectedly funny. Full of intelligent detail
A fresh, exciting and endlessly inventive production
Sally Cookson's adaptation of Brontë's 1847 novel gives it the best stage workout it's had in years