• Watch Uriel Emil in THE GREAT FIRE at 9pm on ITV
  • Catch Oliver Jackson-Cohen in THE GREAT FIRE at 9pm on ITV
  • Johnny Flynn stars in SCROTAL RECALL at 10pm on Channel 4
  • Watch Steven Knight's PEAKY BLINDERS at 9pm on BBC2
  • Anya Reiss' adaptation of UNCLE VANYA plays at the St James Theatre
  • Jonathan O'Boyle is Associate Director on THIS IS MY FAMILY on tour
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for KILL JOHNNY GLENDENNING at Citizen's
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Laurie Borg has produced PEAKY BLINDERS 9pm on BBC2
  • Catch Rachael Stirling in DETECTORISTS at 10pm on BBC4
  • Tim Mascall designs FULLY COMMITTED at the Menier Chocolate Factory
  • Lloyd Wood is Associate Director on GYPSY at Chichester
  • Catch Adam Riches in THE DETECTORISTS at 10pm on BBC4
  • Catch Natasha O'Keeffe in PEAKY BLINDERS at 9pm on BBC2
  • See SELFIE by Brad Birch for the NYT at the Ambassadors Theatre
  • George Dennis designs sound for REGENERATION on tour
  • Watch Rory Keenan in PEAKY BLINDERS at 9pm on BBC2
  • Ellan Parry designs EACH SLOW DUSK for Pentabus on tour
  • James Turner designs MILKMILKLEMONADE at the Oval House Theatre
  • Watch Tom Edge's SCROTAL RECALL at 10pm on Channel 4
  • Tom Hardy stars in PEAKY BLINDERS at 9pm on BBC2
  • Colm McCarthy directs PEAKY BLINDERS at 9pm on BBC2

Client details

Jemma Kennedy

Jemma Kennedy

Writer

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Giles Smart
Assistant: Andy Gout
+44 (0)20 3214 0934
About

Jemma recently adaptated THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER for the Unicorn Theatre's 2012 Christmas show, and wrote play for National Theatre Connections 2013: DON'T FEED THE ANIMALS.  She was Pearson Playwright at the National Theatre in 2010 and part of the inaugural Soho 6 writing scheme with the Soho Theatre Company in 2012.  She has two screenplays in development and her novel SKYWALKING was published by Penguin / Viking in 2002.

Jemma has acted as a writing mentor and judge for the National Theatre's inaugural New Views national Playwriting Competition for young writers.

www.jemmakennedy.com

Gallery
In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
EXCELLENT WOMENRaindog Films / BBC FilmsFeature film adaptation of Barbara Pym's novel
FROZENObjective Productions / Eleven FilmFeature film
Dir. Amanda Boyle
THE EDUCATION OF MARYObjective ProductionsFeature film
THE BANK OF BRITAINNational TheatreFull length play commission
UNTITLED COMMISSIONNew Vic Theatre (Stoke-on-Trent)Short play commission based on the Staffordshire Hoard
Film
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE GREATEST LIVING ENGLISHMANProd. John Toba, Justin HardyIn pre-production
A WIFE AND A WHOREProd. John Toba, Justin Hardy
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE SUMMER BOOK
(2014)
Unicorn TheatreBased on The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
Dir. Douglas Rintoul
DON'T FEED THE ANIMALS
(2013)
National Theatre / NT Connections 2013Published by Methuen Drama (as part of NT Connections 2013 collected works)
THE GRAND IRRATIONALITY
(2013)
Lost Theatre, Los AngelesDir. John Pleshette
THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
(2012)
Unicorn TheatreAdapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Dir, Selina Cartmell
Published by Methuen Drama
EVENSONG
(2006)
Landscape Productions / Tour
THE SEAGULL
(2006)
Tabard TheatreNew adaptation
THE WINDMILL
(2005)
Soho TheatreRehearsed reading commissioned as part of a Jerwood / Arvon Young Playwright's Apprenticeship
LOCUST BEAN GUM
(2005)
Manchester Royal ExchangeRehearsed reading
HONESTY BAR
(2004)
Manchester Royal ExchangeRehearsed reading; runner up, Write#2 Festival
Radio
ProductionCompanyNotes
HOW TO REMEMBER THE DEAD
(2007)
BBC Radio 4Afternoon Play
Other
ProductionCompanyNotes
SOHO 6 SCHEME
(2011)
Soho Theatre Company
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