The Brontes of Haworth - The Complete Series DVD

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In their isolated world on the Yorkshire Moors, the Bronte sisters found an escape in the childhood fantasies that would help mould the novels now regarded as classics of world literature; the grey-stone parsonage at Haworth in which they spent much of their short lives has become a place of literary pilgrimage. In this acclaimed mini-series, distinguished playwright, author and critic Christopher Fry tells the extraordinary story of a troubled family of genius. Vickery Turner, Rosemary McHa...

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Released
29 April 2013
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345 minutes 
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PAL 
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The complete TV mini-series that dramatises the life of the Bronte sisters, authors of some of the most memorable novels in the literary canon. Written by Christopher Fry, the series explores the everyday lives of the sisters in their home in the small Yorkshire village of Haworth. Charlotte (Vickery Turner), the author of 'Jane Eyre', is the most ambitious of the girls, with Emily (Rosemary McHale), the writer of 'Wuthering Heights', the most poetic and intense. The episodes are: 'The Little King', 'Home and Abroad', 'Delusion's Song', 'Rewarding Destiny' and 'Silent Is the House'.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  In their isolated world on the Yorkshire Moors, the Bronte sisters found an escape in the childhood fantasies that would help mould the novels now regarded as classics of world literature; the grey-stone parsonage at Haworth in which they spent much of their short lives has become a place of literary pilgrimage. In this acclaimed mini-series, distinguished playwright, author and critic Christopher Fry tells the extraordinary story of a troubled family of genius. Vickery Turner, Rosemary McHale and Ann Penfold portray the shy, precociously talented Bronte sisters; Michael Kitchen plays Branwell, the brother whose life, ravaged by drink and drugs, ended at the age of 31, and Alfred Burke stars as the Reverend Patrick Bronte, the widowed father who would outlive all his children. Tracing significant events and key periods, each member of the Bronte family is brought vividly to life in this meticulously researched series. Actors Alfred Burke, Vickery Turner & Rosemary McHale Certificate 12 years and over Year 1973 Screen 1.33:1 Languages English Subtitles None listed Duration 5 hours and 45 minutes (approx)