• Tom Wainwright's THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT tours the UK
  • Read Louise Levene's THE FOLLOWING GIRLS, out now in hardback
  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for A STEADY RAIN at the Ustinov Studio
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Abbey Smith directs THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TONIGHT AT 8:30 (Nuffield / ETT)
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
  • Read Joanna Trollope's BALANCING ACT, out now in harback and on kindle
  • Blanche McIntyre directs TONIGHT AT 8:30 for the Nuffield / ETT
  • Read Robert Lautner's ROAD TO RECKONING out now in hardback and kindle
  • Buy Felicity Cloake's mouth-watering PERFECT TOO, out now
  • Buy Julian Barnes' exquisite LEVELS OF LIFE, out now in paperback
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for MARTINE at the Finborough Theatre
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD (touring)
  • See Les Dennis starring in THE PERFECT MURDER, on tour
  • See Deborah McAndrew's AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK
  • Anya Reiss' new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING tours with Headlong

Client details

Jemma Kennedy

Jemma Kennedy

Writer

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Giles Smart
Assistant: Andy Gout
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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

In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
FROZENObjective Productions / Eleven FilmFeature film
Dir. Amanda Boyle
THE EDUCATION OF MARYObjective ProductionsFeature film
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 New Connections 2013
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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