Jane Eyre 1973 on the Catalogues
As the time draws nearer for the release of the BBC’s 1973 mini-series of Jane Eyre with Sorcha Cusack and Michael Jayston, we’re glad to report that the DVD is already appearing on internet catalogues. The UK edition will be available for ordering from this website as of May 8th 2006. Also from the website:
Their synopsis: Starring Sorcha Cusack (Tame) and Michael Jayston (Flesh And Blood), this 1973 BBC television adaption of the classics novel follows the fortunes of heroine Jane Eyre who begins her life as an orphan without a penny to her name.
Jane Eyre is a poor orphan, brought up by a wealthy Aunt who is determined she should never forget her impoverished background. Surviving the cruelty of an oppressive boarding school, she becomes the governess of Thornfield Hall, owned by the enigmatic and rarely seen Mr Rochester. When Jane finally meets Mr Rochester in the flesh, she is consumed by an overwhelming attraction towards him that soon becomes mutual, however, their hopes for happiness will soon be jeopardized by a terrible secret.
Technical specifications: Region 2.
Thanks to Aidan for the news!
ETA: The date for release is MAY not April 2006.