Jenni was born and educated in Scotland before venturing south to gain a BA (Hons) in English, French and Italian from Durham University. She then hung about in the North East a bit longer in order to gain an MA in Scriptwriting from Newcastle University. She started writing and performing sketch comedy whilst at Durham, then took up stand up during her MA and spent three years performing the two around the UK and at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Comedy feature script
Original sitcom, Hartswood Films
Original sitcom, pilot script, Bwark Productions
CHANNEL 4 LEGACY SKETCH SHOW
Commissioned sketch writer, Zeppotron/Channel 4
THE NEWS QUIZ
Additional material for BBC Radio 4
JONATHAN WATSON’S BIG SOCIETY
Contributing writer, The Comedy Unit / BBC Radio Scotland
THIS JUST IN
Contributing writer to comedy website/Twitter project for Zeppotron/Channel 4
NEWSJACK Series 2
Contributed sketch material to the comedy show for BBC Radio 7
YO YO GOOD SHOW
Pilot for online comedy series. Writer, director, performer
Invitation to participate in the BBC’s workshop
WATSON’S WIND UP
The Comedy Unit / BBC Radio Scotland
NEWSJACK Series 1
BBC Radio 7
Contributed sketch material to several episodes
E4 Radio HaHa
One of nine finalists out of thousands of entrants in E4’s search for new comic talent.
Wrote and performed in numerous critically acclaimed sketch shows at the Edinburgh Fringe with sketch group WitTank and stand up group CoolFun. Performed stand up at the Fringe for two years as part of PBH’s Free Fringe and around the UK.
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