Jane Carter Woodrow

Ed Wilson · Johnson & Alcock Ltd · Bloomsbury House · Great Russell Street · London WC1 · www.johnsonandalcock.co.uk
Katie Langridge · Knight Hall Agency Ltd · London EC1Y 8RQ · www.knighthallagency.com

criminologist     ·    author    ·    playwright   ·    scriptwriter

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.

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Books

Two new titles due spring 2021

Rose West

the making of a monster

Although it's hard to believe now, Rose West was an exceptionally beautiful little girl. What happened to that little girl to make her capable of such horrific crimes?

Published by Hodder & Stoughton
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After Evil

she was one of the Yorkshire Ripper's victims, he was the boy left behind

Everything seemed perfect in Neil Jackson's childhood until one day he was awoken by the police knocking on the door to break the shocking news that his mother had become the victim of a serial killer.

Published by Hodder & Stoughton
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Between two worlds

Jane's first novel

When Detective Chief Super Hoban spots a man he thought was dead, he chases after him and starts a chain of events that will lead him deep into the Leed's underworld.

£2.99 Kindle Edition

Between Two Worlds won an honorary award at the San Francisco Book Festival 2015


Television & Theatre

Jane's is a screenwriter of drama and factual drama including and has written episodes of The Bill (ITV), Coronation Street (ITV), In Suspicious Circumstances (ITV), and the film, The Thieving Headmistress (BBC2). She regularly appears as an expert in documentaries on homicide, eg, Born To Kill (Channel 5), Crimes that Shook Britain (Crime and Investigation), Ten Steps to Murder (2020), The Young Life of Rose West (2020/1), and many others. She also comments on homicide on ITV news items

Jane's one-woman play Lifer was produced by the Moonstruck Theatre Company with readings at Clean Break, London and Cambridge Junction and performances at the Mumford Theatre, Cambridge, it starred alternately Beverley Dean and Debra Baker.

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Whack-A-Mole

The play, likened to a female Breaking Bad is a tragi-comedy about three generations of women, one of whom is a music teacher who also cares for the other two. With readings at HighTide London and the Cambridge Junction, it toured in 2019 with CAE and featured Heather Coombs (Brexit: An Uncivil War, Call the Midwife) Jennifer Thompson (The Mountain Bluebird, The Courtyard Theatre), Mo Power (Billy Elliot the Musical, Victoria Palace Theatre, London), John Shields (Macbeth WNAT). and Leila. Directed by Andrew Pritchard.


Contact

For books Jane is represented by

Ed Wilson
Johnson & Alcock Ltd
Bloomsbury House
Great Russell Street
London WC1

www.johnsonandalcock.co.uk

For TV, film and stage, TV appearances and consultancies Jane is represented by

Katie Langridge
Knight Hall Agency Ltd
London EC1Y 8RQ

www.knighthallagency.com