Jane Eyre, 1983 (page 2 of 18)

The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, the arrival of a horse drawn carriage to Gateshead Hall. 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, Alan Cox as Master John Reed and Judy Cornwell as Mrs. Reed. From the book, Aunt Reed says of Jane: 'Don't talk to me about her, John: I told you not to go near her; she is not worthy of notice; (...)'  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, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre facing physician Mr. Lloyd (played by Keith Marsh). As from the book, Mr. Lloyd asks, and the follow-up: 'Would you like to go to school?' Again I reflected: I scarcely knew what school was: Bessie sometimes spoke of it as a place where young ladies sat in the stocks, wore backboards, and were expected to be exceedingly genteel and precise (...)'  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, the physician Mr. Lloyd (played by Keith Marsh). Mr. Lloyd to Jane, as written by Brontë, ' 'Don't you think Gateshead Hall a very beautiful house?' asked he. 'Are you not very thankful to have such a fine place to live at?' '  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, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre facing physician Mr. Lloyd (played by Keith Marsh). Scene relates to the following exchange and thought (from novel), '(...) besides, -- I am unhappy, -- very unhappy, for other things.'  'What other things? Can you tell me some of them?'  How much I wished to reply fully to this question! How difficult it was to frame any answer! Children can feel, but they cannot analyse their feelings; (...)'  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 facing Sian Pattenden (back to camera) as young Jane Eyre. From the book, Mrs. Reed scolds Jane with these words, 'I abhor artifice, particularly in children; it is my duty to show you that tricks will not answer: you will now stay here an hour longer, and it is only on condition of perfect submission and stillness that I shall liberate you then.'  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, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre in the red room. As written in the book, Jane in thought, 'I was a discord in Gateshead Hall: I was like nobody there; I had nothing in harmony with Mrs. Reed or her children (...).'  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, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre in the red room. From the book, as described by Jane, 'Mr. Reed had been dead nine years: it was in this chamber he breathed his last; here he lay in state; hence his coffin was borne by the undertaker's men; and, since that day, a sense of dreary consecration had guarded it from frequent intrusion.'  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, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre in the red room. Relating from the book, Miss Abbot warns Jane, 'Say your prayers, Miss Eyre, when you are by yourself; for if you don't repent, something bad might be permitted to come down the chimney and fetch you away.'  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, Kate David as Bessie and Merelina Kendall as Miss Abbot. From the novel as follows, with Bessie saying, 'You ought to be aware, Miss, that you are under obligations to Mrs. Reed: she keeps you: if she were to turn you off, you would have to go to the poorhouse.'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.