The Brontë Lounge with Moira Buffini

Thursday 22 April 2021

An evening with the writer of the 2011 film of "Jane Eyre"

An evening with the writer of the 2011 film of "Jane Eyre"

The Brontë Lounge presents…Moira Buffini, Thursday 22 April at 7.30pm
April’s Brontë Lounge guest is writer, playwright and showrunner Moira Buffini.
In this zoom event, taking place the day after Charlotte Brontë's 205th birthday, Moira will talk to our host Helen Meller about the process of adaptation, and how she wrote the screenplay for the acclaimed 2011 film of Jane Eyre, which was directed by Cary Fukunaga and starred Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender.

Moira's plays include Handbagged and the Tricycle and in the West End; Manor,, Welcome to Thebes and Dinner at the National Theatre and Loveplay for the RSC. In addition to Jane Eyre (2011), she has written the screenplays for The Dig (2021), Byzantium (2012) and Tamara Drewe (2010). She is co-creator and showrunner of three seasons of the Hulu/BBC TV series Harlots.


Tickets cost £6 and the event will start at 7.30pm UK time (GMT) 
This event will take place via zoom.  It is a live event and will not be recorded.

The Brontë Society is a registered charity and this event has been organised to raise funds for the Brontë Parsonage Museum at this challenging time. 

Full details of how to join the event will be sent once you have booked your place.  

Please note that many museum staff are still furloughed or working from home, so at times, there may not be anyone one in the office to take your call. Please email if you have any queries about this event. 

Thank you for your support.  We look forward to welcoming you to the Brontë Lounge soon!
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