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 is Writer and Director and Creative Producer for Arts Council Funded play Silva Lining’s Care Plan trailer, and runs workshops for Bristol University’s Life of Breath Project, Nailsea Town Council, WECIL and EHCAP. 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.