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Jenny Worton

Roald Dahl Story Company

Artistic Director of Theatre

Jenny Worton

Jenny is the Artistic Director of Theatre at the Roald Dahl Story Company. She was the Artistic Associate at the Almeida Theatre from 2005 to 2015 and has worked in the Literary Departments of the National Theatre, Tricycle Theatre and The Bush. She also writes and adapts for the theatre and for radio. Her writing credits include ‘Prince Charming’ (currently playing at Little Angel Theatre), ‘Through A Glass Darkly’ (Almeida Theatre & New York Theatre Workshop), ‘Mapping The City’ (Slung Low), ‘I Am Falling’ (Gate Theatre, London) and ‘A Hallowed Space’ and ‘Demonstrating Grace’ (Radio Four).

For RDSC Jenny is currently developing new theatrical adaptations of ‘James and the Giant Peach’, ‘The Enormous Crocodile’, ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’, ‘BFG’ and ‘The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar’.