Watch the beautiful and dynamic theatre production of Jane Eyre, a collaboration with Bristol Old Vic, filmed by National Theatre Live at London’s National Theatre, right here until April 16.
The classic story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. It uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.
Our 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.
A National Theatre co-production with Bristol Old Vic, based on the classic novel by Charlotte Brontë, directed by Sally Cookson and devised by the original company.
Thank you to the amazing artists who have allowed us to share Jane Eyre in this way during this unprecedented time we when so many theatre fans can’t visit their local theatres.
The National Theatre in London, make world-class theatre that is entertaining, challenging and inspiring. And for everyone. National Theatre Live is National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally.
Bristol Old Vic is the oldest continuously working theatre in the English-speaking world. Built in Bristol, for Bristol. Jane Eyre was filmed live on-stage in 2015 by National Theatre Live.
Jane Eyre was filmed live on-stage in 2015 by National Theatre Live.
Behind the Scenes
Discover more about the art of devising theatre with director Sally Cookson and the cast of Jane Eyre. This bold and dynamic production was devised from the original novel by the company.
Set Design by Michael Vale
Houses. Institutions. Fire. The red room. Michael Vale’s beautiful set design of Jane Eyre makes ‘the ardent nature of the book flares into life.’ (The Guardian)
Costume Design by Katie Skyes
Costume designer Katie Sykes and the creative team behind Jane Eyre chat all things costume. One of five films exploring the key themes of Jane Eyre, with the director, cast and costume designer of the 2015 production.
Movement Director Dan Canham
Movement director Dan Canham and director Sally Cookson explore the importance of movement in the beautiful and dynamic production Jane Eyre. One of five films exploring the key themes of Jane Eyre, with the director, cast and costume designer of the 2015 production.