Judith Adams


March 1997

Directed by Deborah Paige
Designed by Geraldine Pilgrim
Lighting: Chahine Yavroyan

Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte’s Villette


Derek Hutchinson, Holly de Jong, Martin Ledwith. Poppy Miller, Michael Glenn Murphy, Sonya Walger (+ workshops: Angus Wright, Chris McHallem, Lucy Hall, Myra McFadyen)


“Judith Adams does not take a clear narrative approach but instead concentrates on the turmoil, internalising the drama and giving it a dream-like quality that frequently borders on the nightmarish..enthralling.”

John Highfield, The Stage

“this first ambitious and inspired translation of Charlotte Bronte’s underprized novel… The challenging project is tackled with an apparent ease.”

Dawn Jessop, Yorkshire Post

“Wonderful – in design, shape and colour… a sexy piece without the sex… a theatre piece with cinematic qualities and seamless scenes… airy and very modern.”

Lynne Walker, Kaleidoscope – BBC Radio 4

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