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Jenny McLeod

1963-Present Day

Born: London, UK, 1963

Biography

Jenny McLeod, born in Nottingham in 1963, won the competition Writing ’87 set up by Nottingham and Derby Playhouses with her first play Cricket at Camp David, which was later given a production ny the Bolton Octogon Theatre in 1988. She was commissioned to write The Mango Tree for Strange Fruit Theatre Company and Island Life for Monstrous Regiment. Island Life opened at Nottingham Playhouse as a co-production in in 1988. Her children’s play, Just Like a Genie, toured schools and was performed at the Lilian Baylis Theatre and her television play, The Wake, produced by Phillipa Giles and Vicky Licorish was screened in 1990.

Productions

Cricket at Camp David

Cricket at Camp David

Year: 1988

Poison

Poison

Year: 2000

Staged in: The Tricycle Theatre

Raising Fires

Raising Fires

Year: 1994

Staged in: Bush Theatre

Victor and the Ladies

Victor and the Ladies

Year: 1996

Staged in: The Tricycle Theatre

Wild At Heart Club, The

Wild At Heart Club, The

Year: 1994

Staged in: National Theatre; 1963-

Island Life

Island Life

Year: 1988

Staged in: Monstrous Regiment

Publications

Island Life (Monstrous Regiment: Four Plays and a Collective Celebration)

Island Life (Monstrous Regiment: Four Plays and a Collective Celebration)

Year: 1991

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

Rage and Reason: Women Playwrights on Playwriting

Rage and Reason: Women Playwrights on Playwriting

Year: 2014

Publisher: Methuen Drama

The Wild At Heart Club

The Wild At Heart Club

Year: 1995

Publisher: Methuen Drama

Raising Fires

Raising Fires

Year: 1994

Publisher: Bush Theatre

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