Jane is a writer and director for television and theatre. She also writes books.
Jane has directed all kinds of dramas – both adult and children’s, one of the most fun being the BBC Christmas film a few years back – “The Greatest Store in the World”, starring Dervla Kirwan, Peter Capaldi, Ricky Tomlinson and Sean Hughes. She also directed the first episodes of “Living It” for CBBC, and ITV’s clone story “The Fugitives”, with Maureen Lipman.
Jane has written for Lynda La Plante on “Trial and Retribution” and “The Commander”, which she also directed. She has worked with Robson Green on “Rocket Man”, Brenda Blethyn, Alun Armstrong and Julie Graham on “Between the Sheets” and directed her own script, “Green-Eyed Monster”, for BBC 1, starring Fay Ripley, Emma Fielding and Hugo Speer.
Jane has worked in theatre in the UK, Ireland and America. Most recently, her adaptation of the true life story, “A Round-Heeled Woman”, by Jane Juska, transferred to the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End starring Cagney and Lacey star, Sharon Gless. www.aroundheeledwoman.com
Jane has just completed her third teen novel – the latest in the Hattori Hachi series, Curse of the Diamond Daggers. www.hattorihachi.com