Jessica is an Olivier award winning playwright, screenwriter and director. As playwright, Jessica's first play Blue Stockings (Shakespeare's Globe) won her an Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright nomination. Nell Gwynn (Shakespeare's Globe) transferred to the West End starring Gemma Arterton and won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. ... See full bio »

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Summerland Writer
Persuasion Writer
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  Persuasion (written by) (pre-production)
 2020/I Summerland (written by)
 2018 Leading Lady Parts (TV Short)
 2015 Love[sic] (Short)
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 2010 Shakespeare's Globe: Henry IV, Part 1 (Video) (associate director)
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 2021 Newsnight (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 February 2021 (2021) ... Self
 2020 Días de cine (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 11 September 2020 (2020) ... Self - Interviewee
 2020 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
 2018 Christmas University Challenge (TV Series)
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- Exeter University v Birmingham University (2018) ... Self - Contestant

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(2018 to 2019 season) Her play, "Nell Gwynn," was performed at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago, Illinois. Hugh Durrant was costume designer. Richard Jarvie was wig and make up designer. See more »

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