Jennie Darnell

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Charlotte Edwards

Film, TV & Theatre

Jennie trained at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, the University of Sheffield and on a year long Training and Directing Bursary with the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme.

She has previously been an Associate Director with Ambassadors Theatre Group, Hampstead Theatre, Plymouth Theatre Royal and West Yorkshire Playhouse.

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes
2018

BBC

Block 1

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes
2018

World Productions/Directors UK High End Director Scheme

Second Unit Director, Block 2
Dir. John Strickland

HOLBY CITY

2011 - 2018

BBC

17 episodes to date

EASTENDERS

2007 - 2017

BBC

91 episodes to date, including 3 episodes that have been nominated in the BAFTA Continuing Drama Awards category, winning in 2011 for “Billie’s Death”, and 9 episodes that have been nominated for the RTS Awards, winning twice.

COMIC RELEIF

2011

BBC

A ten minute special Eastenders episode created in conjunction with Richard Curtis and Comic Relief

LAST TANGO IN WALFORD

2010

BBC

DVD release to celebrate EastEnders 25th Anniversary

DOCTORS

2007

BBC

3 Episodes

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

POPPY AND GEORGE

2016

Watford Palace Theatre

By Diane Samuels

MERIT

2015

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Alexandra Wood

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS

2010

Watford Palace Theatre

By Neil Simon

THE NEW STATESMAN

2006 - 2007

Ambassadors Theatre Group/ Tour/ Trafalgar Studios

By Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran

ONE UNDER

2005

Tricycle Theatre

By Winsome Pinnock

CLOUDS

2004

ACT Productions/ Tour

By Michael Frayn

US AND THEM

2003

Hampstead Theatre

By Tamsin Oglesby

THE DEAD EYE BOY

2002

Hampstead Theatre

By Angus MacLachlan

LIFE X 3

2002

Savoy Theatre

By Yasmina Reza
Original Direction by Matthew Warchus

ART

1999 - 2001

Wyndhams Theatre/ Whitehall Theatre

By Yasmina Reza
Original Direction by Matthew Warchus for David Pugh Ltd

MUSIK

2000

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Wedekind
Adapted by Neil Fleming

UNION STREET

2000

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Nick Stimsom

THE IMPOSTER

1999

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Pete Lawson

TRUE WEST

1998

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Sam Shepard

ALL MY SONS

1998

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Arthur Miller

THE WOMAN WHO COOKED HER HUSBAND

1997

Plymouth Theatre Royal

By Debbie Isitt

THE MESSIAH

1996

West Yorkshire Playhouse

By Patrick Barlow

OFFICE SUITE

1996

West Yorkshire Playhouse

By Alan Bennett