• See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Read Michael Simkins' THE RULES OF ACTING, out now in paperback
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Donmar
  • Read Harry Sidebottom's IRON AND RUST, out now in hardback
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for MEDEA at the National Theatre
  • Read Justin Cartwright's LION HEART, out now in paperback
  • Read THE ICEBERG a beautiful memoir by Marion Coutts, out in hardback
  • James Turner designs TOAST at the Park Theatre, London
  • Selina Cartmell directs PUNK ROCK at Lyric Theatre, Belfast
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014

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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
THE STAFFORDSHIRE HOARDNew Vic Theatre (Stoke-on-Trent)Short play commission
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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