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.