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Brontë beautifully evokes the real and imagined worlds of the Brontës. Read More >

It is 1845. Branwell Bronte returns home in disgrace. Plagued by alcohol and drug addiction, he has been dismissed from domestic service following an affair with the mistress of the house.

As their brother descends into alcoholism and insanity, bringing chaos to the household, the sisters write…

Brontë beautifully evokes the real and imagined worlds of the Brontës, in a production in which their fictional characters come to haunt their creators.

Brontë is directed by Nancy Meckler and written by Polly Teale, whose previous plays for Shared Experience include the highly-acclaimed Speechless, Jane Eyre and After Mrs Rochester.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 05/04/2011

Opening Night: 06/04/2011

Closing Night: 30/04/2011

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Cast & Creative


Director - Nancy Meckler

Producer - Shared Experience/Watermill Theatre

Designer - Ruth Sutcliffe

Lighting Designer - Chahine Yavroyan

Movement Director - Liz Ranken

Author - Polly Teale

Music By - Peter Salem