Jane Eyre, 1983 (page 4 of 18)

The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here at the head of class, from left, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre, standing on a stool, and Robert James as Mr. Brocklehurst. He tells the class of Jane, as written in the book, ' '(…) I learned from her benefactress (...) She has sent her here to be healed, even as the Jews of old sent their diseased to the troubled pool of Bethesda (...)' '  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 at the head of class, from left, Sian Pattenden as young Jane Eyre, standing on a stool, and Robert James as Mr. Brocklehurst. He warns the class, as written in the book, ' '(...) this girl, this child, the native of a Christian land, worse than many a little heathen who says its prayers to Brahma and kneels before Juggernaut -- this girl is -- a liar!' '  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 and Sally Osborn as Miss Temple. 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, Avril Clark as Miss Scatcherd. As described in the book, she inflicts a thrashing upon Helen, ' 'Hardened girl!' exclaimed Miss Scatcherd; 'nothing can correct you of your slatternly habits: carry the rod 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, Colette Barker as Helen Burns. As described in the book, Helen endures a thrashing from Miss Scatcherd, '(...) and the teacher instantly and sharply inflicted on her neck a dozen strokes with the bunch of twigs. Not a tear rose to Burns' eye (...)'  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, Avril Clark as Miss Scatcherd inspecting the hand of Helen Burns (played by Colette Barker). From chapter 6, Miss Scatcherd cries out, ' 'You dirty, disagreeable girl! you have never cleaned your nails this 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, wearing black, Avril Clark as Miss Scatcherd, teaching history class. 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 Helen Burns (played by Colette Barker, back to camera). Jane asks Helen, (from book): ' 'Are you happy here?' 'You ask rather too many questions. I have given you answers enough for the present: now I want to read.' '  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 (back to camera) as young Jane Eyre, facing Helen Burns (played by Colette Barker). Jane asks Helen about Lowood, (from book): ' 'And why do they call it Institution? Is it in any way different from other schools?' 'It is partly a charity-school: you and I, and all the rest of us, are charity-children. I suppose you are an orphan.' '  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, Sally Osborn as Miss Maria Temple, the superintendent of Lowood. Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.