Jennifer is an award-winning writer for theatre, film, television, radio, digital media, fiction and poetry. Her credits include:
2017 : The Student Guide to Writing: Playwriting, published by Oberon books in May 2017.
Dramatic Writing Masterclasses: Key Advice from the Industry Masters published by Oberon Books in January 2017.
2018 – 2019: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Octagon Theatre Bolton)
2013 : Pages from My Songbook (writer, Royal Exchange Theatre/The Alligator Club)
The Love Inn (writer and curator, The Octagon Theatre Bolton/The Alligator Club)
Peter Pan (co-writer, The Octagon Theatre Bolton)
2012: Kidnapping Cameron (writer, Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (writer, Octagon Theatre Bolton, awarded 4 stars in The Guardian newspaper and the best selling show in the theatre’s 44 year history).
2011: The Best Tour of Love Ever (writer, Octagon Theatre Bolton)
Selected for residency on commercial theatre at the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatre.
2010: An Alien’s Guide to the UK Elections (writer, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatre). Co-produced by Nabokov, responding to events surrounding the UK Elections.
Selected for Incubate residency at the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse on devised and site-specific theatre.
2009: I am a Superhero (writer, York Theatre Royal)
Awarded Arts Council Grants for the Arts funding to develop I am a Superhero with York Theatre Royal’s youth theatre and Young Actors Company
After The Flood (writer, Old Vic Theatre) Written for Education Symposium for schools and universities at the Old Vic Theatre.
I am a Superhero (writer, Bristol Riverside Theatre, USA) Featured in showcasing of leading emerging female playwrights in the US. Followed by discussion on young people dealing with grief with US child counsellors.
2008: I am a Superhero (writer, Theatre 503)
I am a Superhero was the joint winner of the Old Vic New Voices Theatre 503 Award and was produced by Old Vic New Voices and Theatre 503 at Theatre 503
2007: Ways You Can Survive the World (writer, Theatre 503). Part of Theatre 503’s first Fearless Festival.
2006: Lucy’s Brief Guide on How to be Human (writer, Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays)
George Bush Saved My Life Last Night (writer, Menagerie Theatre Company and the Hampstead Theatre)
2005: Ways You Can Survive the World (writer, The Flea Theatre, New York) Published by Broadway Play Publishing.
2004: Ron’s Pig Palace on Wheels (writer, the Warehouse Theatre and Extra Candoni Festival, Italy. Winner, International Playwriting Festival.)
How to Make an English Heroine (writer, National Student Drama Festival. Winner, International Student Playscript Competition)
Joy (writer, Royal Court Theatre, invitation group)
2003: Seen in an Outside Place (writer, Royal Court Theatre, young writers programme)
2002: The Tragedy of a President (writer, finalist for RSC OTHER Prize)
Film and Television
2013: Executive Producer, InSecurity (online drama, BBC Writersroom/University of Salford)
2011: The Real Life Superhero Guidebook (writer, commissioned by Vision and Media, the North West of England’s regional film agency, supported by the UK Film Council. Selected for Drafted feature film development programme)
Finalist for BBC Writersroom 10 and invited to a workshop for the finalists
2010: I am a Superhero (writer, selected for Poisson Rouge Pictures feature film development programme)
2009: Long-listed for the BBC Writers Academy for continuing drama
Invited to BBC Writersroom Writers Toolbox workshop and networking event
2008: Selected for BBC SHARPS television drama workshop