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Vanessa Rosenthal

Writer

Agent

Nick Quinn

Writer in Residence – King’s College, University of London 2013, developing work based on the archives of the Colonial Nursing Service.

THEATRE

Passages From Empire Stage play – King’s College, University of London, 2013

Karen’s Way: a kindertransport life – Yellow Leaf Theatre – York Theatre Royal, 7 Arts Leeds, EIIF Fringe, 2012; Beit Avi Chai Jerusalem, 2013; 7 Arts Leeds, Joseph Rowntree York, 2014 

Modelling Spitfires – Yellow Leaf Theatre – New End Theatre, Hampstead, 2010

Out in the Dark – Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 1996; West Yorkshire Playhouse, 1994 

RADIO

Writing The Century – BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, 2007-2014
Originated, conceived and wrote almost half of the initial series. A dramatisation of the history of the 20th Century told through unpublished letters, diaries and memoirs.  Latest episodes, Passages From Empire, Nov. 2014

Shall I Say A Kiss – BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 2011

The Alibi – BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 2007

The Paston Letters – BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, 2006

The Drover’s Path – BBC Radio 4, Saturday Afternoon Theatre, 2005

Dr Glas – BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 2004

Letters From My Mother – BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, 2004

The Spring Sonata – BBC Radio 4, Saturday Afternoon Theatre, 2003

Exchanges in Bialystok ~ BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 2003
Chosen by BBC for European Broadcasting Union Conference, Helsinki 2003
Nominated – BAFTA Mental Health Radio Drama Award, Oct. 2001

Bottle Blonde And Beautiful – original play for BBC Radio, 2002

Bye Bye Miss America High – original play for BBC Radio 4, 2001
Short-listed for BAFTA Mental Health Radio Drama Award, 2001

Season’s Greetings – An adaptation of Ayckbourn’s play, BBC Radio Dec. 2000

No Ice in Weymouth – BBC Radio 4, Woman’s Hour, 2000
A recreation of the world of Jane Austen based on her letters and on other sources

Founders Day – original play for BBC Radio 4, 2000

A Confirmed Bachelor – BBC Radio 4, Classic Serial, 2000

Germs Apart – original play for BBC Radio 4, 1999

Out in The Dark – BBC Radio 4, 1999 

Divided Harvest – original play for BBC Radio 4, 1998

Jerusalem North West – original play for BBC Radio 4, 1998 

OTHER WRITING

Jubile – Constable Trophy Fiction Prize – Runner Up, 1986

Call Nick to discuss Vanessa or other Writers

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