A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever.
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 Jane Eyre (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Rochester (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Mrs. Fairfax (4 episodes, 2006)
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 John Eshton (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Grace Poole (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Mrs. Reed (4 episodes, 2006)
Arthur Cox ...
 Colonel Dent (4 episodes, 2006)
Tim Goodman ...
 Sir George Lynn (4 episodes, 2006)
Ned Irish ...
 George (4 episodes, 2006)
Daniel Pirrie ...
 Mason / ... (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Lady Ingram (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Blanche Ingram (4 episodes, 2006)
Jeanne Golding ...
 Lady Lynn (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Lynn Brother (4 episodes, 2006)
Cosima Littlewood ...
 Adele (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Sophie (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Bessie (4 episodes, 2006)
Amy Steel ...
 Dent Twin (4 episodes, 2006)
Beth Steel ...
 Dent Twin (4 episodes, 2006)
Charlotte West-Oram ...
 Mrs. Dent (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Eliza Reed (3 episodes, 2006)
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 St. John Rivers (2 episodes, 2006)
Stephen Tomlin ...
 Doctor Carter (2 episodes, 2006)
Dan Armour ...
 Shepherd (2 episodes, 2006)
Alisa Arnah ...
 Georgiana Reed (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Briggs (2 episodes, 2006)
Letty Butler ...
 Leah (2 episodes, 2006)
Claudia Coulter ...
 Bertha (2 episodes, 2006)
Maisie Dimbleby ...
 Mary Ingram (2 episodes, 2006)
Bethany Gill ...
 Eliza Reed (2 episodes, 2006)
Hugo Heathcote ...
 Celine's Lover / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Young Jane Eyre (2 episodes, 2006)
Peter Ivatts ...
 Clergyman (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Rosamond Oliver (2 episodes, 2006)
Emma Lowndes ...
 Mary Rivers (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Helen Burns (2 episodes, 2006)
Jacqueline Pilton ...
 Hannah (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Celine Varens (2 episodes, 2006)
Stacey Sampson ...
 Servant (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Diana Rivers (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Church Clerk (2 episodes, 2006)
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The T.V. adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel Jane Eyre is about a young woman who becomes governess to the ward of Mr. Rochester, a brooding and enigmatic man. She falls in love with him. But what secrets lie in his past and threaten to enter his future? Written by Ga-bsi

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Drama | Romance

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Trivia

Ruth Wilson stated this mini-series as being her first big break out role since graduating drama school. See more »

Goofs

The view from Jane's bedroom changes several times. See more »

Quotes

St John Rivers: We sail in six weeks. We must make marriage preparations.
Jane Eyre: Why can we not travel as brother and sister? As equals?
St John Rivers: That would be impossible.
Jane Eyre: St. John, you do not love me.
St John Rivers: Love is not an ingredient in this matter.
[Jane turns away from him, thinking]
St John Rivers: I fear you have not forgotten your old association despite the harm he tried to do you.
Jane Eyre: I'll never see any of them again. But I owe a debt to my friends at Thornfield Hall. In many ways, I started my life there. I became Jane Eyre.
St John Rivers: God made Jane Eyre!...
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What a True Masterpiece
3 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well what can one say about this adaptation

It is superb, anyone who does not like this version is mad, it has all the right qualities for a classic, Ruth Wilson is superb and i cannot believe that she is only fresh out of drama school what a brilliant actress she is amazing and has at last created the perfect Jane, fiery yet innocent, sad yet elated, she has brought the character off the paper and to life, and Toby Stephens OH MY GOD what a Rochester, hes is so gorgeous, we can now see what Jane is so attracted to, he has created a Rochester that is a certain rival for Mr Darcy sex god status. But he has also showed us the tortured soul that Rochester really was, shutting himself away while all the while just wanting someone to really love and love him in return.

I have seen nearly all the adaptations of Jane Eyre and this is the best in my opinion, not since P AND P have i had this much anticipation for a Sunday nights television

Well done BBC you have done it once again.


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