Jane Carter Woodrow
criminologist · scriptwriter · author · playwright
Whack-A-Mole Audio version
Likened to a female BREAKING BAD set in the fens, this black comedy thriller is about three generations of women, one of whom, Rachel, works as a music teacher whilst also struggling to care for her elderly mother and disabled daughter. When the answer to her prayers appears in the form of a windfall, she is left with a moral dilemma.
Starring Michelle Collins, with Nitin Ganatra (Masood, EastEnders) Linda Marlow (Sylvie Carter, EastEnders) and poem intro by JLS's Oritsé Williams, this digital recording will be debut streamed at the Cambridge Junction w/c 20th September. Other venues TBA.
Jane's full-length play, LIFER, starring Michelle Collins and with an introduction by poet Lady Unchained has been funded by Arts Council England and is available from May 2021.
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Jane has a PhD in Criminology from Cambridge University, a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University, and a first degree in Modern History from London University. She has been a research fellow and associate for a number of years, researching into women and crime. She has written TV soaps and crime drama for ITV and BBC, and regularly appears in TV documentaries as an expert consultant on serial killers as well as on ITV news. Jane also writes crime drama for the stage.