Charlotte Jones

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: St John Donald
Assistant: Lexie Hamblin

Film, TV & Theatre

Charlotte Jones had a meteoric rise to success as a playwright. She won the Critics’ Circle Most Promising Playwright award in 1999 for “In Flame” and “Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis”. Her fourth stage play “Humble Boy” premiered at the National Theatre in 2001, and was awarded the Critics’ Circle Best New Play Award, the People’s Choice Best New Play Award and was nominated for an Olivier award. It transferred to the West End and ran for nine months before opening at the Manhattan Theatre club in New York and being nominated for a Drama desk award.  Her plays are published by Faber and Faber and have enjoyed productions all over the world. She also writes extensively for TV, radio and film.

Radio

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AIRSWIMMING

Radio 4

THE HENRY EXPERIMENT

Radio 4

WHAT WOULD ELIZABETH BENNET DO?

Radio 4

original 5 x 15 minute plays

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Radio 4

3 part serialisation of Jane Austen novel

AN AMERICAN ROSE

BBC Radio 4

Radio play, directed by SALLY AVENS, 2012

MATILDA

Radio 4

2 x 1hr episodes based on the Roald Dahl novel

TALKING TO STRANGERS

Radio 4

Nominated for Sony Award 2007

DIVA IN ME

BBC Radio 4

2012

DOLLY'S MEXICAN WAVE

Radio 4

HUMBLE BOY

Radio 4

MIA AND MAIA

Radio 4

Nominated for the Peter Tinniswood Award 2005

THE SOUND OF SOLITARY WAVES

Radio 4

Nominated for a SONY AWARD for ‘Best New Drama’ – 2004

MAGPIE TALES

Radio 4

RUBY ON A TUESDAY

Radio 4

BLUE AIR LOVE AND FLOWERS

Radio 4

IN THE ABSENCE OF GEOFF

Radio 4

SEA SYMPHONY FOR PIANO AND CHILD

Radio 4

A SEER OF SORTS

Radio 4

FUTURE PERFECT

Radio 4

MARY SOMETHING TAKES THE VEIL

Radio 4

Theatre

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DIVA IN ME

Brighton Festival and Tour

Winner of Argos Angel award
Director: Gary Sefton, 2011

THE LIGHTNING PLAY

2006

Almeida Theatre

Director: Anna Mackmin

THE WOMAN IN WHITE

2004

Andrew LLoyd Webber musical

West End/Broadway
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast includes: Michael Crawford, Maria Friedman
Based on the novel by Wilkie Collins

THE DARK

2003

Donmar Warehouse - 2003

Director: Anna Mackmin

HUMBLE BOY

RNT – 2001 Gielgud Theatre – 2002 National Tour – 2003 Manhattan Theatre Club – 2003

Directed by John Caird
RNT cast includes: Simon Russell Beale & Diana Rigg
Gielgud cast includes: Simon Russell Beale & Felicity Kendal
2000 - Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award
2001 - Winner of the Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play
2002 - Winner of the People’s Choice Best New Play Award
2003-4 - Drama Desk Nomination for Best New Play

MARTHA, JOSIE & THE CHINESE ELVIS

Octagon, Bolton – 1999 Everyman, Liverpool – 1999 Palace Theatre, Watford – 2001 UK Tour, starring Maureen Lipman – 2007

1998 – Winner of the Pearson Television Best New Play Award
1999 – Best New Play Award, Manchester Evening News
2000 - Critics Circle Award for Most Promising New Playwright

IN FLAME

Bush Theatre/New Ambassadors

1999 - Bush Theatre
2000 - New Ambassadors
2000 - Critics Circle Award for Most Promising New Playwright

AIRSWIMMING

1998

Battersea Arts Centre

Subsequently broadcast on Radio 4

In Development

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THE HALCYON

Left Bank Pictures

Series Creator

AMERICAN ROSE

Qwerty Films

Original Feature

DOM AND RILEY

Merman Television/Sky One

Comedy Series
Creator/Writer

ALYS, ALWAYS

Sixteen Films

Film Adaptation of Harriet Lane Novel

WILD THINGS

BBC Radio 4

Original Drama Serial

Television

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WITHOUT YOU

2011

Sally Head Productions for ITV

3 part serial
Adaptation of Nicci French novel, 2011
Directed by Tim Fywell

THE PALACE

2007

Company Pictures for ITV

Episode 5
Directed by Maurice Phillips

A AND E

2000

ITV

First Series Episode 5

BESSIE AND THE BELL

2000

Carlton TV

(First Signs of Madness Series)
New York Film & TV Festival – Gold Award 2002
Worldfest Houston – Platinum Award 2002
The Columbus International Film & Video Festival – Bronze Plaque- 2002