Jane Eyre, 1983 (page 11 of 18)

The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Judy Cornwell as Mrs. Reed and Zelah Clarke (back to camera) as Jane Eyre. Mrs. Reed confesses on her deathbed, ' ‘You were born, I think, to be my torment: my last hour is racked by the recollection of a deed which, but for you, I should never have been tempted to commit.' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Judy Cornwell as Mrs. Reed and Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre. Mrs. Reed speaks: ' 'Well, I have twice done you a wrong which I regret now. One was in breaking the promise which I gave my husband to bring you up as my own child; the other --'  she stopped. '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Judy Cornwell as bedridden Mrs. Reed. In half delirium, she recollects of Jane Eyre: (as per chapter 21), 'I was glad to get her away from the house. What did they do with her at Lowood? The fever broke out there, and many of the pupils died. She, however, did not die: but I said she did -- I wish she had died!' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Emma Jacobs as Eliza Reed and Tracey Childs as Georgiana Reed. Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Tracey Childs as Georgiana Reed. Jane asks of Mrs. Reed. Georgiana responds: ' 'Mrs. Reed? Ah! mama, you mean; she is extremely poorly: I doubt if you can see her to-night.' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Emma Jacobs as Eliza Reed, Tracey Childs as Georgiana Reed and Zelah Clarke (back to camera) as Jane Eyre. The scene, as written: ‘Both ladies, as I advanced, rose to welcome me, and both addressed me by the name of 'Miss Eyre.'  Eliza's greeting was delivered in a short, abrupt voice, without a smile; and then she sat down again, fixed her eyes on the fire, and seemed to forget me.’  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre and Timothy Dalton as Edward Rochester. She asks for her wages. From the book: 'Soon he produced his pocket-book: 'Here,' said he, offering me a note; it was fifty pounds, and he owed me but fifteen. I told him I had no change.'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Roger Walker as Robert Leaven facing Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre. He says, as per chapter 21: ' 'I left Gateshead yesterday: and if you can get ready, Miss, I should like to take you back with me early to-morrow morning.' ' Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Roger Walker as Robert Leaven facing Zelah Clarke (back to camera) as Jane Eyre. He brings news of Gateshead and of Mrs. Reed. From chapter 21: ' 'It was only yesterday morning, however, that Bessie understood she was pronouncing your name; and at last she made out the words, 'Bring Jane -- fetch Jane Eyre: I want to speak to her.' ' Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre and Timothy Dalton as Edward Rochester. He speaks the following, as from the book: ' '(...) suppose you were no longer a girl well reared and disciplined, but a wild boy indulged from childhood upwards; imagine yourself in a remote foreign land; conceive that you there commit a capital error (...)' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.