In Search of the Brontes

Discover the fascinating story behind one of literature's most famous families, the Brontës.

Charlotte gave us "Jane Eyre," Emily "Wuthering Heights," Anne "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall," and Branwell, the only portrait of the three. Few families had as prolific an impact on English literature as the Brontës.

This two-part dramatized documentary series reveals the layers of myth surrounding the gifted yet ill-fated Brontë family, offering a deeper insight into their lives and works. By challenging long-standing misconceptions, "Searching for the Brontës" sets the record straight, unveiling the complexities of these literary icons' lives 150 years after their untimely deaths, offering a compelling exploration of family bonds, artistic ambition, and the enduring legacy of three extraordinary sisters whose works continue to captivate readers worldwide.

In Search of the Brontes: Season 1