Born in London and trained at Drama Centre, Jennie’s long and distinguished career in theatre encompasses leading roles with the RSC, RNT, Royal Court and other major venues, working with leading directors, including Peter Brook, Bill Gaskill, Max Stafford Clark, Peter Hall, Peter Gill, Nancy Meckler, and Dominic Cooke. Jennie was seen as Helena in the original RSC world tour of Peter Brook's celebrated production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. She has worked on new plays by many of our leading writers including Caryl Churchill, David Edgar, Pam Gems, Sam Shepherd, Terry Johnson and Howard Barker. Along with Zoe Wannamaker and Pattie Love, Jennie was chosen as one of the best emerging actresses of her generation by the theatre monthly Plays & Players who also nominated her for Best Supporting Actress as Child Manatond in David Rudkin's Sons Of Light. Other awards and nominations include Best Actress from the Manchester Evening News for her performance as Skinner in Howard Barker’s The Castle and from the New York Times as one of the top ten performers of the year for Caryl Churchill’s Fen. Film appearances include The Good Father, King Ralph and Genghis Khan. Her many and distinguished TV appearances include the title role in the BBC trilogy Eleanor Marx along with appearances in many staples of mainstream TV over the last 3 decades, including regular appearances in the Wednesday Play, Play For Today, Play Of The Month and further credits in such standards as Crown Court, Within These Walls, Sapphire & Steel, Two's Company, Dispatches , Whitehall On Trial, and Scott and the Arms Antics among many. On radio - a medium she loves, Jennie has performed in over a hundred broadcasts including 3 further award -winning productions as well as being a regular member of the BBC Radio Drama Company.