A look at the new Lowood
This article from Yorkshire Today has very very little news about the new BBC production of Jane Eyre, but we do have one new location and another image to share. This is an image of The Riding House at Bolsover Castle, serving as the interior of Lowood School. We also have one new cast member to add: Hester Rodgers will play Helen Burns.
Now the BBC has lined up another all-star cast to take the gothic romance to the next generation.Part of the four-part drama, to be screened on BBC-1 in the autumn, has been shot in north Derbyshire.The crew were at Bolsover Castle, near Chesterfield, where they transformed the Riding House into the interior of Lowood School, complete with false floor and dressed with furniture and wall hangings from the period.The filming at Bolsover Castle features the young Jane’s life at Lowood School.Ten-year-old Georgie Henley, of Ilkley, who recently starred in the Christmas blockbuster The Chronicles of Narnia, plays young Jane and Hester Rodgers her best friend Helen Burns.Children from the Ripley Academy in Derbyshire play other Lowood pupils.
The production will be filming in Derbyshire until June.