Poor, Obscure, Plain And Little

Stories inspired by characters from the work of Charlotte Bronte, recorded live in Haworth to mark the 150th anniversary of her death.

Episodes

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AR01Mad Girls In The Attic20050523

By Michele Roberts.

Sophie, Adèle's French maid at Thornfield Hall, tells of her life there as she travels back to FRANCE.

Read by Deborah McAndrew.

AR02Not Nobody20050524

By Stevie Davies.

Monsieur Paul from Villette defends himself against Lucy Snowe's allegations.

Read by David Fleeshman.

AR03What Is Chosen20050525

By Elizabeth Reeder.

Diana Rivers from Jane Eyre discovers a great deal about herself as a result of getting to know her cousin Jane.

Read by Barbara Marten.

AR04Le Grand Jeté20050526

By Linda Cracknell.

Mr Hunsden from The Professor, looks back at meeting Lucia la Catena when she and her father visited his wooll mill.

Now she is a great ballerina.

From a week of stories inspired by characters from the work of Charlotte Bronte, recorded live in Haworth to mark the 150th anniversary of her death.

Read by David Crellin

AR05 LASTThe Secret Diary Of Mrs Rochester20050527

By Clare Boylan.

A satirical look at the continuing marriage of the Rochesters after 'Reader, I married him'.

Read by Helen Longworth.

Poor, Obscure, Plain and Little

Stories inspired by characters from the work of Charlotte Bronte, recorded live in Haworth to mark the 150th anniversary of her death.

5/5.

The Secret Diary of Mrs Rochester.