Poster for the Wildfell Project. Designed by John Pattison


Adapted for the stage by Alison Watt

Who is the mysterious tenant of Wildfell Hall?   And what is her dark secret?

Beach Hut Theatre Company proudly presented a new stage adaptation of Anne Brontë’s classic novel of love and betrayal. Combining physical theatre, storytelling and an original music score, ‘The Tenant of Wildfell Hall’ challenged and delighted in equal measure.

This production was presented on: Wednesday 26th – Saturday 29th September 2012 at 7.30pm in The Concert Room at Scarborough Library.

'The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall' Rehearsal Photos



Eleven local writers created original plays, inspired by the novel 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall'. Kate Woodward Hay was the Director/Co-ordinator on this part of the project. Resident Writer, Alison Watt worked as dramaturg with the writers who worked to three drafts and to three deadlines. 'Beyond Wildfell' was performed in The Main Library. Play titles and times below. 


★ Ring Ring by Liam Watt Pattison

★ The Council Tenant of Wildfell House by Barbara Halsey

★ Midnight Flit.Com by Elaine Brookes

★ Paradox by Shaun Crocker

★ Miss Graham Stakes Her Claim by Steven Ayckbourn

★ Unspoken Word by Katherine Dunn-Mines

☆ Isabelle’s Needles by Graham Thirkill

☆ The Picture by Jason Mullen

☆ Keep Calm and Carry On by Rosie Larner

☆ Nice Try by Joseph Gardham

☆ The Dilemma Advice Show by Stuart Larner


Fri. 28th Sept.2012 2pm and 3.30pm / Sat. 29th Sept. 2012 ★11am and ☆12.30pm

'Beyond Wildfell' Rehearsal Photos

'Beyond Wildfell' Production stills

THE TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL Production film clips.

Scarborough Library & Information Centre

Music by John Pattison

copyright 2012

John Pattison playing live music from 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' in Scarborough Library as part of 'The Wildfell Project'.