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Brontë Season West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, 6th September to 22nd October

The bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth is marked with a season of plays, a ballet, screenings, panel events and a “work-in-progress” musical, Wasted. Professor Ruth Robbins and Yorkshire poet Blake Morrison will debate the relative merits of Jane Eyre and Villette.

In a new stage adaptation of Villette, playwright Linda Marshall-Griffiths re-imagines the narrative while mining its coded, autobiographical passages about…

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