Jane Eyre to be performed at Solitude Park

Diana, Miss Oliver and Jane Eyre.
Diana, Miss Oliver and Jane Eyre.

Theatre fans are in for a treat as Jane Eyre is set to be performed in an umissable free outdoor event at Solitude Park.

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents one of the greatest romances of English literature on Friday 7 August at 7.30pm.

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is no stranger to the area having visited Solitude Park with their outdoor theatre adaptions on a number of occasions with each previous performance having been warmly welcomed by enthusiastic audiences.

Speaking ahead of the performance, scriptwriter Laura Turner said, “It’s been a privilege to adapt Jane Eyre following on from last year’s production of Wuthering Heights.

“Jane Eyre is not only an unforgettable love story it is a tale of a young woman’s coming of age.

“There is something about Rochester’s passion and Jane’s determination and self-preservation that stays with readers.

“I hope our Jane Eyre will stay with audiences in the same way this summer.”

To coincide with the theatre event Libraries NI has been hosting a series of readings from Jane Eyre.

On Saturday 1 August Victoria Gleason was in Rathfriland Library to do a reading from the famous love story.

Roma Tomelty will be entertaining audiences in Banbridge Library on Tuesday 4 August at 7pm and Dromore Library on Wednesday 5 August at 7pm.

Admission to all of the readings is free however prior booking is advisable.

To book contact Banbridge Library on telephone number: 028 4062 3973 and Dromore Library on telephone number 028 9269 2280.