19:30, Wed 6th – Sat 9th November 2019 at Robinson College Auditorium
Michaelmas Week 4
"It is madness in all women to let a secret love kindle within them, which, if unreturned and unknown, must devour the life that feeds it."
A bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of the literary classic that succeeds as both a wise distillation of the novel and a thrilling piece of theatre in its own right.
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 Mr Rochester's house as a governess to his young ward. Soon, Rochester's passionate nature reawakens Jane's hidden self, but darker secrets are lurking in the attic...