Madwomen in the attic

8.30pm
Great Hall
The Arts Centre
Christchurch

GothicWomenCreditBen-Guest-copy.jpgFollowing a performance of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography with Rebecca Vaughn, sit back and enjoy dark tales of gothic houses, damaged men, plucky heroines and secrets lurking in attics. What is the enduring appeal of the gothic women of literature?

Who are the forgotten women, and the doppelgangers? An actor, a novelist and a librarian share their views, their favourite heroines, and improvise their own tales of women with great hair fleeing gothic houses. Rebecca is joined by Karen Healey and Moata Tamaira, chaired by Rachael King.

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