Jane Eyre (2006)

Episode #1.3 

After Mrs Reed's death Jane Eyre returns to Thornfield. Mr Rochester finally proposes to Jane Eyre. Will she accept him?


Susanna White


Charlotte Brontë (book), Charlotte Brontë (novel) | 1 more credit »


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Episode credited cast:
Ruth Wilson ... Jane Eyre
Toby Stephens ... Rochester
Lorraine Ashbourne ... Mrs. Fairfax
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francesca Annis ... Lady Ingram
Dan Armour Dan Armour ... Shepherd
Alisa Arnah Alisa Arnah ... Georgiana Reed
Christopher Bowen ... Briggs
Andrew Buchan ... St. John Rivers
Christina Cole ... Blanche Ingram
Claudia Coulter ... Bertha
Arthur Cox ... Colonel Dent
Pam Ferris ... Grace Poole
Tara Fitzgerald ... Mrs. Reed
Jeanne Golding Jeanne Golding ... Lady Lynn
Tim Goodman Tim Goodman ... Sir George Lynn


Jane is told by Bessie that her Aunt Mrs Reed is on the verge of dying and requesting Jane to come to the unloved Gateshead Hall. On her dying bed, Mrs Reed informs her of a secret that Jane, contrary to her believe, has one uncle who wanted to take care of her. But Mrs Reed's cruelty in keeping this information to herself all these years left Jane in the cold Lowood School as a child. Despite her aunt's cruelty and believe Jane forgives her and returns to Thornfield. On her return to Thornfield Hall, which she has become to love as a home, she hears of the rumours that Rochester is to marry Blanche Ingram. Rochester presses and teases Jane in telling her that she has to leave Thornfield eventually due to the upcoming marriage. Finally, Jane tells Rochester of her feelings which, as she learns, are shared by Rochester as well. He proposes to Jane and is accepted. Two days before the marriage Jane wakes from a nightmare and sees the shadow of a woman in her room. Rochester tries to ... Written by R

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Drama | Romance



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The dates on Helen Burns' tomb, as seen in episode 1, does not match the date given for Mr Rochester's marriage in Jamaica, as given in episode 3. See more »


Jane Eyre: Yes, I do have a friend.
Jane Eyre: Someone who, when I talk to them, they understand everything I say. They would laugh if I told them about Mrs. Reed, they're so in tuned as me. They'd know my thoughts before I even think them, certainly; before I put them into words.
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Release Date:

28 January 2007 (USA) See more »

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Seven Islands Film, WGBH See more »
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