Jane Eyre (1973)

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 Jane Eyre (5 episodes, 1973)
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 Edward Rochester (5 episodes, 1973)
Hazel Clyne ...
 Leah (4 episodes, 1973)
Megs Jenkins ...
 Mrs. Fairfax (4 episodes, 1973)
Isabelle Rosin ...
 Adèle (4 episodes, 1973)
Zara Jaber ...
 Grace Poole (4 episodes, 1973)
Ronald Mayer ...
 John (4 episodes, 1973)
Jean Harvey ...
 Mrs. Reed (3 episodes, 1973)
Anna Korwin ...
 Sophie (3 episodes, 1973)
Edward de Souza ...
 Richard Mason (2 episodes, 1973)
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Edward Rochester: Shall you come down after dinner tonight?
Jane Eyre: Oh no sir, I must prepare for the journey.
Edward Rochester: Then we must say goodbye now. For a little while.
Jane Eyre: Yes, I suppose so.
Edward Rochester: And how do people perform that ceremony? Teach me, I'm not quite up to it.
Jane Eyre: They say farewell or any other form they prefer.
Edward Rochester: Then say it.
Jane Eyre: Farewell Mr. Rochester, for the present.
Edward Rochester: And what must I say?
Jane Eyre: The same.
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Jane Eyre BBC mini series 1973 the definitive version
29 July 2005 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

I was delighted to read the positive reviews of this wonderful adaptation of Jane Eyre. I agree wholeheartedly with all the comments listed. I remember watching this series on BBC 2 in the early 1970s and was absolutely captivated. It brought the novel to life in the most magical way. At that time I was studying Jane Eyre as a text for 'O' level English Literature and it made studying the novel a real pleasure. I have never seen a better Mr Rochester or Jane Eyre and the sexual chemistry between Michael Jayston and Sorcha Cusack was electrifying to watch. I have not seen this series since that original broadcast and to the best of my knowledge it was never repeated. It was pre video recorders in our household so we have no copy of it. I would dearly love to view it again and have tried in vain to obtain a copy. The BBC have released later and in my opinion inferior versions but apparently have no plans to release this one. It is testimony to the power of those wonderful performances of more than 30 years ago that I can still remember how superb they were. Here's hoping that the BBC have a change of heart.


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