Laura Ings Self, Joseph Dominic and Holly Connell-Wallace in BLT’s October 2015 production of Brontë, directed by Andy Solts. (Photo: Martin Phillips)
Fri 9 – Sat 17 October 2015 at 7.45pm (no show Sunday 11)
by Polly Teale
Directed by Andy Solts
It is 1845. Branwell returns home in disgrace. Plagued by alcohol and drug addiction, he has been dismissed from domestic service following an affair with the mistress of the house. As their brother descends into alcoholism and insanity, bringing chaos to the household, the sisters write.
How is it possible that three Victorian spinsters, living in isolation on the Yorkshire moors could have written some of the most powerful and passionate fiction of all time?
Charlotte – Jane Lobb
Emily – Laura Ings Self
Anne – Holly Connell-Wallace
Mrs Rochester (Bertha)/Cathy – Alice Young
Branwell/Arthur Huntingdon/Heathcliff – Joseph Dominic
Patrick/Arthur Bell Nicholls/Rochester/Mr Heger – Richard Toynton