International Women's Day: Women Adapting Women | Jane Austen's House

International Women's Day: Women Adapting Women

wed08mar7:00 pmwed8:30 pmInternational Women's Day: Women Adapting WomenJoin us for a lively discussion with Bafta-award winning screenwriter Sandy Welch.7:00 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT+00:00) Event CategoryVirtual Event,Talk

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Women Adapting Women – Jane Eyre, Emma and North And South with Sandy Welch

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Bafta-award winning screenwriter Sandy Welch, who is responsible for top TV adaptations including North and SouthJane Eyre, Emma and Our Mutual Friend. Her adaptations are huge hits which perfectly encapsulate the story, themes and atmosphere of these classic novels. So how does she approach the work? What does she choose to leave out? And what impact does TV and film have on the legacy of women writers such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Gaskell? Now is your chance to celebrate women adapting women and get the inside story from this incredible writer.

Join us online for a revealing look at women’s classics of the nineteenth century and their re-invention for the small and big screen.

A partnership event with the Bronte Parsonage MuseumChawton House, Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and Jane Austen’s House.


Date: Wednesday 8 March

Time: 7 – 8.30pm (GMT)

Location: This event will take place online. Join us from the comfort of your own home!

Tickets: £5

💻 This event will take place on Zoom. Please provide a valid email address, as you will be emailed a link to join the tour in the run up to the event. 

🎫 Please buy one ticket for each person attending.  All proceeds go towards the upkeep of the museums! 

⏰ Timings are given in UK time (GMT) – please do check what the event time is in your territory, to ensure you log in at the right time.


8th March 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT+01:00)





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