By Sally Wainwright, based on a theory by Sarah Fermi.
Why did Emily Jane Brontë write Wuthering Heights? And how was she able to do it? In spite of the massive amount of material published about the Brontë sisters over the last 150 years, these two questions still remain unanswered.
Yet given the large amount of autobiographical material in the novels of Charlotte and Anne Brontë, it is almost unthinkable that Emily would not have also used her own experience in the creation of her great book.
How could she write so vividly about love, grief and hatred without having known these emotions in her own life?
This is a compelling drama about the story of Emily Brontë's socially transgressive love affair with a weaver's son.
Emily Brontë....Joanne Froggatt
Robert Clayton....Danny Burns
Anne Brontë....Rhea Bailey
Charlotte Brontë/Tabby....Deborah Mcandrew
Branwell Brontë/John Clayton....Peter Ash
James Greenwood....Adam Paulden
Patrick Brontë....Rob Pickavance
Aunt Branwell....Janice Mckenzie
Sally Clayton/Miss Wooler....Marie Ekins
Director Pauline Harris.