Jane Eyre Characters
The main characters from our production of Jane Eyre.
Orphaned at a young age and raised in hardship, Jane’s strong spirit helps her overcome the challenges she faces as she develops from an intelligent yet emotionally volatile girl to an astute and fulfilled woman.
Jane’s employer and the master of Thornfield. A dark and impassioned man with a hidden past that threatens to ruin him.
Mr Rochester’s insane wife. She is confined to a secret room at Thornfield and guarded by a servant, Grace Poole.
The housekeeper at Thornfield who befriends Jane.
Ambitious and cold, St. John takes in a desolate Jane after she flees Thornfield and desires to marry her to further his goal of becoming a missionary.
Beautiful and desirable, Blanche is a socialite who often frequents Thornfield and hopes to marry Mr Rochester for his wealth.
Jane’s pupil at Thornfield and possible illegitimate daughter of Mr Rochester who is her guardian.
Jane’s best friend at Lowood Institution. She endures a short but miserable life that she bears with a graceful dignity.
Character photos by Emma Kauldhar except image of Mrs Fairfax taken by Caroline Holden.