Jane co-wrote the screenplay for Up On The Roof, which was subsequently made into a movie.
Recent television credits include working for Lynda La Plante, writing “Ghost Train” and “Witness” for Trial & Retribution, and “Boxers” for The Commander, which Prowse also directed. Other TV credits include Green-Eyed Monster, The Fugitives, Between the Sheets, Rocket Man, Head Over Heels, The Tenth Kingdom, Living It, Sunny’s Ears and The Greatest Store in the World.
Wrote and directed two hour script for La Plante Productions/ITV “BOXERS”
Directed episodes 3 and 4 of Alison Hume drama comedy for Coastal/Touchpaper/BBC Wales starring Robson Green.
TRIAL AND RETRIBUTION
Two part script for La Plante Productions: “WITNESS”.
Also wrote 2 parter, “GHOST TRAIN”. Director Stefan Schwarz.
TELL TALE HEART
Tense thriller idea about a heart transplant recipient who has visions of their donor’s life – including their murderer. Currently optioned by Wall to Wall Television.
Directed 7 part children’s drama serial for Shed Productions / Childrens ITV. Cast includes Maureen Lipman.
Directed first 5 episodes of new CBBC series. Producer May Gibson.
BETWEEN THE SHEETS
Directed second block (3 episodes) of Kay Mellor series for Rollem Productions/ Producer Yvonne Francas. Stars Julie Graham, Brenda Blethyn, Alun Armstrong, Liz Smith and Norman Wisdom.
Scripted and directed by Jane, this was an original story about obsessive jealousy for the BBC.
“As pyschological thrillers go, this was genuinely worthy of the description and a thoroughly superior example at every level…Writer and Director Jane Prowse has spun a gripping tale of jealousy, deceit and madness, which kept one going till the horrific, almost surreal denouement, and even beyond that… Fay Ripley gave a performance of smiling malevolence to rank with Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction.” Daily Mail
THE GREATEST STORE IN THE WORLD
Directed film for Film and General/ BBC TV based on Alex Shearer’s novel. Cast: Dervla Kirwan, Ricky Tomlinson and Peter Capaldi. Nominated for Best Children’s Drama BAFTA 2000.
Sunny is a 13-year-old deaf girl who stumbles across a stray dog when he saves her from being run over. Sunny comes up with the idea of having him trained as her hearing dog and calls him Ears.
“This is a beautifully made drama series and the way the dialogue moves from speech to lip-reading to signing is quite masterly.” The Mail on Saturday
HEAD OVER HEELS:
Wrote four episodes for own original series for Carnival/Carlton. Jane also co-produced with Brian Eastman.
Directed four episodes for Thames Television; Playing with Fire (stars Letitia Dean); Alternative Therapies; Paying For It and Grey Area.
Find out more about Jane’s recent teen novel – the latest in the Hattori Hachi series, Curse of the Diamond Daggers. Read more…
Jane has written works for television such as Lynda La Plante’s Trial and Retribution and The Commander as well as being a Director on “Green-Eyed Monster”. Read more…
Jane writes and directs theatre. Her most recent production, her adaptation of “A Round-Heeled Woman”, which she also directed, recently ran at London’s Aldwych Theatre. Read More…