The Herbal Bed

Peter Whelan

The Herbal Bed

Jesse Jones

Staff Director

Jesse Jones is a theatre maker from Bristol. He was founding Artistic Director of the Wardrobe Theatre, set up in 2011. Over the last 4 years the theatre has housed hundreds of

new works by some of the country’s most exciting emerging artists. He is a founding member of The Wardrobe Ensemble whose work has toured nationally and internationally.

Work directed for the Wardrobe Theatre includes: Wilbore, Scumbag and Guttermouth.

For The Wardrobe Ensemble: 1972: The Future of Sex, edgar and the Land of Lost, 33 (as associate) and Riot (as devisor and performer).

For the National Theatre: The Grandfathers, Maggot Moon (workshop development) and Emil and the Detectives (as Assistant).

For Bristol Old Vic: Smoke and Bridges, Paths Present Future, Two, Words By Alfred Fagon (Associate Producer) and Brave (Assistant Director).

Jesse is currently on a residency at Royal & Derngate having won a bursary as part of the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme, and was Assistant Director for The Hook, Brave New World and Gaslight.


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