Wuthering Heights made its return to the stage at Sheffield Lyceum theatre on 18 March 2015. This is what the audience have been saying...
Experienced ballet for the first time tonight, thanks @northernballet for a truly unforgettable experience!
— Martha Roberts (@marthakroberts) March 19, 2015
1. Now considered a classic, Emily Brontë had to pay the substantial sum of 50 pounds to have Wuthering Heights published following constant rejection from publishers. The book didn’t receive any acclaim in her lifetime and she died believing it to be a failure.
Sue Newby, Learning Officer at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in West Yorkshire, has written a fantastic guest blog about the novel Wuthering Heights ahead of the return of our adaptation of Emily Brontë’s masterpiece.
Read on to find out more about the key characters from Wuthering Heights.
A penniless orphan, Heathcliff is adopted by Cathy and Hindley’s father and brought to live at Wuthering Heights as a young boy. His intense connection with Cathy is his only solace from a turbulent relationship with his step-brother and an uncertain future.