Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre has seen a plethora of adaptations over the years. The latest release, starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender, is actually the 9th film/TV adaptation so far – which doesn’t include the two silent movies made in 1910 and 1914. I was really surprised to find that …

This is hardly going to be a credible review of ITV’s 2007 adaptation of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey, because not only have I never seen an adaptation of it before… I’ve also never read the novel itself. Hmmm. Northanger Abbey never gets as much attention as the rest of Austen’s …

I accidentally came across this modern drama inspired by Wuthering Heights the other day. I don’t think any other adaptation of the novel has been as passionate or as gripping as this. I will shamefully admit that I cried bucketloads watching this drama starring Sarah Smart, Joe McFadden and Richard …

This adaptation of Emily’s Brontë’s classic novel, Wuthering Heights, directed by Coky Giedroyc, was aired on ITV at the end of August this year – I only watched it the other day after a friend informed me; I’m not quite sure how I managed to miss it earlier in the …

I love period dramas, especially literary adaptations: it doesn’t matter how many times a literary masterpiece is adapted into TV/film, I’m always intrigued to see the director’s take on it. Emma is BBC’s latest Jane Austen drama, a four-part mini-series scripted by Sandy Welch, starring Romola Garai as Emma, the …