Elspeth Penny: Writer, Director, Arts-in-health Specialist
Elspeth Penny (MA Cantab, MA UEA) is a Writer, Director and an Arts-in-health specialist with www.lifeofbreath.org; she runs Nailsea Town Council’s Letter to My Grandchild and is Creative Writing workshop leader for WECIL. She loves handwriting, letters, teaching creativity, wilderness and dance.
The Owl – Writer, Director. In association with Bristol Old Vic, with 2011 full house shows at St George’s Bristol.
BBC Doctors – Writer: Sharp Seedlings, broadcast Nov 30th 2004: An elderly woman falls out with a competitive fellow allotment holder over prize vegetables and weeds.
The Line Up – Writer: for Menagerie Theatre, play commissioned for reading 2005.
In The Same Breath – Writer/Director: short documentary film, funded by the Arts Council, previewed at Cinema City, Norwich in 2001. Currently distributed by Concord Media http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/products/in-the-same-breath-472/
Beauty and the Breast – Writer/Director/Producer: Performed at Battersea Arts Centre’s festival Sharp Intake of Music 1998.
Various Animation, Anglia TV. Radio Journalist – BBC Radio Bristol, 1991-1993
Tutor – Leader of new MA module in Narrative at Norwich School of Art and Design and team member for new MA in Animation and Soundscape, 2002-2004.