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The Bronte BBC Radio Drama Collection

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The complete canon of the Brontë sisters' classic novels, dramatised by bestselling author Rachel Joyce

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Orphan Jane falls in love with the enigmatic Rochester, but he is concealing a dark secret.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
On the bleak Yorkshire moors, Heathcliff and Cathy’s elemental passion runs wild – but their obsession has devastating
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Audio CD, 15 pages
Published October 4th 2018 by BBC Physical Audio
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Oct 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
These are a full-cast BBC dramatisations of the Bronte sisters' stories. Dramatised by best-selling author Rachel Joyce.
I thought they were well acted and you're able to follow along the storyline easily. They are abridged stories as these are dramas based on the stories, rather than a narration of the books. If you're not familiar with BBC dramas, these are plays professionally recorded and then broadcasted over the radio. Each story is approximately 2 hours, with the exception of Agnes Grey b
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Michele Brooker
Nov 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed these Bronte dramatisations. I had not read more Bronte than I had read, but couldn't bring myself to wade through all the others. These radio dramas were perfect to help me know the narratives. Brilliant casts helped me through quite a few car journeys. Even more interesting was the interview with Rachel Joyce (The Making of the Bronte BBC Dramas) at the end. Here they talk about the process of making and recording a dramatisation- the acting and movement involved and also the ...more
Becky Wright
Dec 27, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As much as I'd read all these classics over the years, and probably watched almost every big and small screen dramatisation, listening was a delight.

Not your regular audio edition, these were multi cast, fully atmospheric adaptations. Beautifully acted and narrated throughout.

Danae Lamond
Jan 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic adaptation. Loved them all!
Kathy Stoner
Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loved this audio version of these different Bronte books. I love listening to all the sound effects and the acting. It was fun to listen to!
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Charlotte Brontë was a British novelist, the eldest out of the three famous Brontë sisters whose novels have become standards of English literature. See also Emily Brontë and Anne Brontë.

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