Brontë by Polly Teale
Ron Barber Studio - Crescent Theatre
Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B16 8AE
Written by Polly Teale
Directed by Bryn Holding
A compelling literary detective story about the turbulent lives of the Brontë sisters - dramatised by Polly Teale and Shared Experience, the team behind After Mrs Rochester and Jane Eyre.
In 1845, Branwell Brontë returns home in disgrace, plagued by his addictions. As he descends into alcoholism and insanity, bringing chaos to the household, his sisters write…
Polly Teale's extraordinary play evokes the real and imagined worlds of the Brontës, as their fictional characters come to haunt their creators.
'Breathtaking... a rare feat of theatrical imagining' Evening Standard
'Ambitious, intelligent and absorbing' Financial Times
'Soars on the wings of imagination' Daily Telegraph
'Riveting... a tantalising glimpse through the window of a uniquely haunted family home' The Times
An amateur production by kind permission of Nick Hern Books.
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