More Myself Than I Am

Theatre (drama, adaptation)

Add to favourites
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

A vivid exploration of how three sheltered young women from a remote Yorkshire parsonage created some of the most raw, violent and passionate literary works of all time. Charlotte: the ambitious dreamer. Emily: the intense loner. Anne: the gentle, would-be social reformer. The Bronte sisters fought their geography, sex, and status to become published authors: only to be then consumed with cruel rapidity by the tuberculosis which haunted their family. From the team behind Close Up Theatre (sell-outs 2004-2018) and their 2018 five-star production of 1984: 'Chilling... brilliant... powerful' (BroadwayBaby.com).

Please note that while all media gallery content is provided by verified members of the event, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society does not review or approve this content before it is posted. Reports of inappropriate content or copyright infringement can be directed to [email protected].

General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Reception - Lift - Theatre
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Gillian Dunn 24 days ago

Loved it! Fascinating to understand more about the lives of the Bronte sisters and the circumstances surrounding the writing and publication of their now famous novels. I haven’t read a Bronte book since O Grades (showing my age here), and that was under duress! The play has made me want to go back and re-read them all!. Brilliant writing and well cast with strong performances from all.

Maggie Mackenzie 26 days ago

A very well written and acted play. It compressed the lives of the Bronte siblings into a very powerful drama. The actors played their parts extremely well - within a few moments they had allowed the audience into the Bronte world. Such a world of imagination is difficult to imagine nowadays within one family. The actors very cleverly portrayed the differences between Charlotte, Emily and Anne and the actor who played Bramwell showed a very mature grasp of how that young man suffered.
The small stage actually helped make it seem so very personal. Congratulations to the cast and author. Very well done indeed.

Christine McDerment 28 days ago

This was nicely performed with a good, strong four-person cast. The sisters interacted well and were well delineated. The play itself however, was fairly standard theatre with nothing startlingly different from the many portrayals there have already been on both stage and screen.


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 17 days ago

The story of the Brontë sisters is a well-known one – the Yorkshire parsonage childhood, the male pseudonyms they had to adopt to court success, their tragic early deaths – but it’s one that bears retelling, especially when as succinctly and emotively done as it is here by the cast...

Read the full review

Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 19 days ago

The Bronte sisters’ tragically short-lived lives are reimagined for the Fringe by Eleventh Hour Theatre.In a series of scenes we get to know the three sisters – Charlotte’s ambition, Emily’s self-imposed isolation and Anne’s pious nature, along with their brother Branwell, the black sheep of the family. The cast are...

Read the full review


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.

Please login to add a review


Participants - for further details on our audience and published review policies, including how to add or opt out of reviews, please click here.