Jenny Worton

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Jenny Worton is a writer and a dramaturg. She has been the Artistic Associate at The Almeida Theatre since 2005.

Prior to the Almeida, she was the Literary Manager at the Tricycle Theatre between 2002 and 2005. She has also worked in the Literary Departments for the Bush Theatre, the National Theatre and Out Of Joint. She was a selector for the National Student Drama Festival between 2003 and 2008.

For the stage Jenny has adapted Ingmar Bergman’s Through A Glass Darkly, originally for the Almeida, which opened at the Altantic in New York in June 2011. She also adapted Takeshi Kitano’s Dolls (National Theatre of Scotland and Hush Productions) and wrote the text for South Bank Show nominated I Am Falling (The Gate Theatre and Sadler’s Wells) and acted as dramaturg on Breathing Irregular, also at The Gate Theatre.

Her original work for Radio Four includes Demonstrating Grace and A Hallowed Space.




Producer Slung Low
Director Alan Lane

The first 'beat' of Mapping the City, a site specific work that takes audiences on an adventure through Hull 

Site Specific in Hull City Centre
I Am Falling
Nominated for a South Bank Award
Director Carrie Cracknell
  • Ben Duke
  • Gawn Grainger
  • Petra Soor

    Dramaturg on the dance theatre collaboration about a couple who commit a double suicide, seen through the eyes of their adult son

    Gate Theatre, London
    Producer National Theatre of Scotland
    Director Carrie Cracknell
  • James Bolt
  • Tam Dean Burn
  • Ben Duke
  • Kim Moore
    Adapted from the film by Takeshi Kitano
    Tramway, Glasgow
    Creator Ingmar Bergman
    Director Michael Attenborough, David Levaux
  • Dimitri Leonidas
  • Ian McIlhinney
  • Justin Salinger
  • Ruth Wilson
    Stage adaptation of the classic film
    Almeida Theatre, London. Atlantic Theatre, New York.

    Executive Producer

    Creator Zoi Dimitriou
    Producer Company of Angels

    Dramaturg on the project designed to introduce children to watching dance

    Sadlers Wells
    Director Carrie Cracknell
  • Temitope Ajose-Cutting
  • Bryony Hannah
  • Brendan Hughes
  • Eva Magyar
    Dramaturg on this movement piece
    Gate Theatre, London