Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones is gay working-class playwright and neo burlesque performer from Dagenham. She is the winner of the BBC Wales Drama Award 2014, alumni of the Emerging Playwrights Program at The Bush Theatre, BBC Drama Room 20/21, Mercury Theatre’s East England Voices and Orange Tree Theatre Writers Collective. Recent credits include GHOST STORIES BY CANDLELIGHT (Hightide/ The Globe) WHEN YOU SEE ME (Scottee and Friends), Room to Escape (NTW/BBC Arts) Comma (Sherman Theatre) Garden Paradiso (Mercury Theatre) Snout (Oran Mor), Blud (The Otheroom). ‘My Mother’s Funeral: The Show’ is a recipient of the Writers Guild New Play Commission.