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Jane Eyre


A fully staged performance of Blackeyed Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Eyre, performed to a live audience in Bracknell on 4 November 2020.

The production was due to be performed at Theatre Royal Winchester in March 2020 but had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. So here's your chance to watch the performance - featured in The Times' 'Best Live Arts to Stream' and one of the Stage's 'Lockdown Hits' - in the comfort of your own home.


A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Jane Eyre tells the thrilling story of an orphan girl and her journey from a childhood of loneliness and cruelty to a life at Thornfield Hall and an unlikely relationship with the mysterious Mr Rochester.

Falling in love, she gradually uncovers a hidden past to the gloomy, forbidding Thornfield Hall, a terrible secret that forces her to make a heart-wrenching choice.

Captivating, brooding and intensely powerful, Jane Eyre is a moving and unforgettable portrayal of one woman’s quest for equality and freedom, and lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling.

"Kelsey Short might be the best Jane I've seen"

The Stage

Starring Kelsey Short, Ben Warwick, Camilla Simson, Eleanor Toms and Oliver Hamilton, Jane Eyre is adapted by Nick Lane with music by George Jennings and it is directed by Adrian McDougall. It's produced by Blackeyed Theatre - "One of the most innovative, audacious companies working on contemporary English Theatre" (The Stage) - in association with South Hill Park.

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