Jenny Ayres - Writer and Actress
Jenny's career, as both a professional playwright and actress, continues to be shaped by her diverse range of work across stage, screen and print.
Jenny's play, Glimpse, completed a successful run at London's Jermyn Street Theatre in 2018 (receiving 4 star reviews and publication by Oberon Books) and Trouble and Strife, a WW2 play for a female ensemble, is also available from Unthank Books as part of 'Words and Women 2'.
Working as an actress, Jenny has played many roles from the comic to the tragic. 2020 saw Jenny return to the stage to play the roles of Boudica and Elizabeth I with physical theatre co, Trestle, with a further filmed performance scheduled for May 21 (Covid restrictions allowing). Check back over the coming months for more details!
Jenny introducing Glimpse at the Jermyn Street Theatre:
Jenny talking in interview about her spy play, Station IX, in development:
Jenny's Acting Showreel:
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'Ayres's script blends colloquial naturalism with clever linguistic facility...with Glimpse, Ayres certainly fulfils [Noel] Coward's ambition'
The British Theatre Guide
'Jenny Ayres as the manipulative, wide eyed Kay gives a sparky performance'
'Jenny Ayres as the vampire bride is excellently judged'