This Thursday, 17th April, BBC 4’s Afternoon Play aired a 45 min. radio dramatisation about Charlotte’s experience in Brussels.
You can hear it via the internet: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/afternoon_play.shtml
Only for the next 7 days will you be able to hear this again through their 'listen again' facility. Just click on “Thursday”.
I Believe I Have Genius
By Judith Adams
What really happened when Charlotte Brontë - as poor, obscure, plain and little as the heroines of her later novels - travelled to Brussels to study at a girls’ school as confessed by the author herself, and built around her own writings and letters.
Charlotte Brontë 1, Or Reason ..... Laura Molyneux
Charlotte Brontë 2, Or Passion ..... Rosie Cavaliero
Constantin Heger ..... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Priest ..... David Shaw-Parker
Chappelle ..... Mark Meadows
Mme Heger ..... Elaine Claxton
Mary Taylor ..... Anne-Marie Piazza
Producer/director Jonquil Panting.