Jane is a writer and director working in TV and theatre. She has delivered a series outline and first episode based on her teen novel series Hattori Hachi for Red Productions. She has written a treatment for a 2 x 60′ adaptation of Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary for the BBC and parts 1 & 2 of original TV drama Tell Tale Heart optioned to Wall to Wall. Jane recently delivered a pitch for idea Every Penny to Two Halves and her idea Nora’s Ark is optioned to Merman TV. She is also writing a feature adaptation of Maya Fox for Amber Entertainment, a treatment for her series idea Marion Parker. She wrote Ghost Train for Lynda La Plante’s “Trial and Retribution” series, as well as a story about boxing for The Commander, which she also directed.
Jane directed the UK premiere of her acclaimed stage play A Round-Heeled Woman, from the best selling book of the same name, starring Cagney & Lacey actress Sharon Gless which opened at Riverside Studios and transferred to Aldwych Theatre in the West End. The show received some fantastic press:
“…an intriguing, well-timed piece which is written and directed with great assurance” The Sunday Telegraph – ****
The Gable Stage, Miami production earlier in 2011 sold out both its original run and its extension and won a clutch of Best of Miami awards including Best Actress and Best Acting Ensemble. Jane is writing the screenplay for Brian Eastman and is attached to direct. For more information, please visit www.aroundheeledwoman.com.
Jane has directed a broad range of TV drama including Robson Green in Rocket Man; Brenda Blethyn, Alun Armstrong and Julie Graham in Kay Mellor’s Between The Sheets; Dervla Kirwan, Ricky Tomlinson and Peter Capaldi in the BBC Christmas Film The Greatest Store in the World and Fay Ripley, Hugo Speer and Emma Fielding in her own script about obsessive jealousy, Green-Eyed Monster. Jane has directed block two of In The Club series two for Rollem/BBC which TX ‘d in May 2016.
Jane’s director’s showreel and other clips from her adult and children/family TV drama work can be found here.
Jane loves travelling and wildlife – especially when the two coincide. She lives in the New Forest with her editor husband, Ian Sutherland.
Jane Prowse is represented by Rochelle Stevens