After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.
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Daphne Slater Daphne Slater ...  Jane Eyre 6 episodes, 1956
Stanley Baker ...  Mr. Rochester 5 episodes, 1956
Dorothy Black Dorothy Black ...  The Mad Woman 5 episodes, 1956
Joyce Chancellor ...  Leah 5 episodes, 1956
Barbara Everest Barbara Everest ...  Mrs. Fairfax 5 episodes, 1956
Philip Howard Philip Howard ...  Footman John 5 episodes, 1956
Valerie Smith Valerie Smith ...  Adele 4 episodes, 1956
Jane Hardie Jane Hardie ...  Blanche Ingram 3 episodes, 1956
Jane Henderson Jane Henderson ...  Grace Poole 3 episodes, 1956
Roger Snowdon Roger Snowdon ...  Mr. Mason 3 episodes, 1956
Peter Bathurst Peter Bathurst ...  Colonel Dent 2 episodes, 1956
Mary Hignett ...  Lady Ingram 2 episodes, 1956
Eric Lander Eric Lander ...  St. John Rivers 2 episodes, 1956
Benedicta Leigh Benedicta Leigh ...  May Ingham 2 episodes, 1956
Phyllis Morris Phyllis Morris ...  Hannah 2 episodes, 1956
Michael Partridge Michael Partridge ...  Lord Ingram 2 episodes, 1956
Iris Russell Iris Russell ...  Diana Rivers 2 episodes, 1956
Marian Spencer Marian Spencer ...  Mrs. Reed 2 episodes, 1956
Jennifer Wright ...  Mary Rivers 2 episodes, 1956
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After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house, to care for his young daughter.

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UK

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English

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24 February 1956 (UK) See more »

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(6 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Following the huge increase in domestic television set ownership in Britain in the 1950s this was the first attempt by the BBC to see if there was an audience for a classic drama serial. It was recorded 'as live' and survives in its entirety, extremely rare for a programme of the period. See more »

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Version of Kraft Theatre: Jane Eyre (1951) See more »

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Scary TV
10 October 2006 | by phil-streetSee all my reviews

I remember watching this as a child.It was serialised on the BBC.I can remember hiding behind our settee during the scene that contained the mad Mrs Rochester.Although modern dramatisations of the book may be considered to be better produced, I find my mind quickly jumping back to those scary moments all those years ago. I have little recollection of the individual performances of the actors and actresses but the impressive cast list leads me to believe that it must have been an excellent production. Casting the late great Stanley Baker in the role as Mr Rochester might appear to some to have been perhaps a poor decision but in those early days of television fine acting choice must have been limited.Nevertheless, with Stanley Baker, black and white and a wonderful story line such a production would be difficult match even today


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