Jane Eyre

★★★★

“ A whirlwind of a production that tells the story of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel with beautiful, intimate flair… 

Director Adrian McDougall has triumphed with a tight ensemble of actor-musicians who handle the text with impressive fluidity, moving through each scene with a wonderfully rich understanding of the emotional rhythms…

overall this Jane Eyre is told beautifully and intimately – you’ll leave with your heart swelling

THE SKINNY

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Kelsey Short breaks every heart in the audience… 

Ben Warwick was born to play the role of Rochester, delivering a stupendously mood- marinaded performance…

This superb production by Blackeyed Theatre marks a dramatic milestone and is warmly recommended 

WORCESTER NEWS

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“ Kelsey Short is just perfect as the heroine, Jane Eyre – she narrates her story as well as acting it and takes us along with her in an inclusive performance as we share her pain, her joy and most importantly her reasoning. She makes us concur with which of life’s paths she chooses to follow next and why….

A refreshing and honest adaptation of a classic tale of which I am sure the famous novelist would most definitely approve…

 Highly recommended splendid night out  

MALVERN OBSERVER

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“ Outstanding Blackeyed Theatre production…

Utterly captivating and convincing …

The cast’s exceptional use of the minimal props available to them was a credit to their dexterity and the guidance of director Adrian McDougall and set designer Victoria Spearing, with boxes and benches offering in the mind’s eye long passageways, doors and dark, secretive rooms 

BROMSGROVE ADVERTISER

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★★★★

“ spectacular world premiere…

Kelsey Short is everything I imagined Jane Eyre to be…

This romantic classic of English Literature has been given a new lease of life with this emotionally charged production of Jane Eyre set to a very fitting score 

BEHIND THE ARRAS

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“ an incredibly immersive experience…

Kelsey Short’s performance as our independent Gothic heroine Jane was incredibly moving 

MUDDY STILETTOS

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“ This is a refreshing and honest adaptation of a classic tale of which the famous novelist would most definitely approve 

BASINGSTOKE GAZETTE

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“ If you saw their previous show, you know you in for something rather special. And if not, prepare yourself for a treat as the company are very adept at putting on high quality and inventive theatre…

The quality of the acting is excellent…

Blackeyed Theatre are masters of their craft 

CHOICE RADIO

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“ An exciting adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre…

The style of performance delivered by Blackeyed Theatre gives the audience everything they need, and nothing they don’t…

I could hear people around me crying, laughing and gasping 

PLUTONIUM SOX

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