Published Work


Caroline is a writer, dramaturg and educator. She was Dramaturg and LIterary Manager at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre for twelve years and is a fellow of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing at Birmingham City University and a Master on the MA in Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre, Central Saint Martins. She designs digital playwriting programmes internationally including Denmark, Italy, Croatia the US, Poland and Singapore.

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Featuring interviews with playwrights such as Edward Bond, Katori Hall, Chris Goode, David Greig, Willy Russell, David Henry Hwang, Alecky Blythe, Anne Washburn and Simon Stephens, Jester and Svich offer an unprecedented view into the multiple perspectives and approaches of key playwrights on both sides of the Atlantic.

Published by Bloomsbury - Click HERE to order

 

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‘Playwriting Across the Curriculum’ aims to bring playwriting into the world of the English curriculum, enabling every student access to the medium regardless of barriers to learning.

Published by Routledge - Click HERE to order

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Caroline is the Editor of this multilingual and English version written by Lutz Hübner, Tena Štivičić, Malgorzata Sikorska-Miszczuk and Steve Waters.

Published by Bloomsbury - Click HERE to order

 

Plays

The Dancing Club

The Dancing Club is written and directed by Caroline Jester and is supported by Kidderminster College, Arts Council England, Wyre Forest District Council, Worcestershire County Council, The Sir Barry Jackson Trust and The Elmley Foundation. 

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Don't Forget The Lights

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‘Don’t forget the lights’is 'a verbatim play' about mental health following interviews with staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and was presented in the Bedlam Festival 2015, Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
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Weaving The Town

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Four site specific audio drama documentaries for The Museum of Carpet, directed by Peter Leslie Wild. The dramas are also available on the museum’s website.
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