Jessica Swale

Tonic Theatre is launching a series of events aimed at celebrating inspirational women in theatre. Tonic Celebrates will see the theatre company bring together women...

Inequality between male and female writers will only improve if girls are taught to pursue creative careers during their education, the playwright Jessica Swale...

A cheer goes up when Charles II, a devoted fan of live theatre, replies to an adviser who suggests that he's frittered away funds...

Director Matthew Dunster and playwright Jessica Swale have become patrons of Arts Educational Schools London. Dunster and Swale become patrons having been writers in residence...

Leading playwrights including Timberlake Wertenbaker and Jessica Swale have criticised the under-representation of women writers in set texts planned for GSCE and A-level drama. They...

Nell Gwynn has become a mythic figure: the orange seller turned actress who became King’s consort. Jessica Swale’s play for the Globe – a...

Jessica Swale can hardly remember a time when she didn’t want to work in the theatre. Growing up in Berkshire with a theatre-loving mum...

Jessica Swale is to direct her own adaptation of Far from the Madding Crowd at the Watermill Theatre, as part of the venue’s spring...

The Watermill Theatre in Newbury is to stage a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility next month. The show is adapted and directed...
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