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Jessica Swale

In 1897, the women of Girton College Cambridge were warned. They were given an explanation. Nevertheless, they persisted until women were finally granted the...

Olivier award-winning playwright and director Jessica Swale is one of four new artistic associates to join Shared Experience theatre company. Theatre and television director Rebecca...

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...
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