"...with tremendous physical presence, Henwick captures the sense of adolescent righteousness, passion and confusion of a girl trying to create order in an unfair universe" -- The Guardian
"...excellent performances from Jessica Henwick" -- The Times
"...Jessica Henwick outstanding as Leo" -- The Scotsman
Jessica Henwick is a Eurasian actor represented by Angharad Wood at Tavistock Wood, +44 (0) 20 7494 4767.
A trailer for 'Running on the Cracks' is available here.
Jessica has been cast as the lead in the touring theatre production 'Running on the Cracks', a co-production between the TRON Theatre and the Pilot Theatre. The show is an adaptation of Julia Donaldson's bestselling book, adapted by Andy Arnold and directed by Katie Posner. Tickets are available here.
Jessica has been cast as the lead in 'Monday to Friday', a radio show created and produced by Tempest Productions with the BBC due to be broadcast in February 2013.
Jessica has been cast in the independent feature film 'Dragonfly', written and directed by Andrew Tiernan. Jessica also recently performed in a rehearsed reading at Theatre503, for the production 'Cruel Britannia', directed by Tom Latter and written by Syd Valentine.
Jessica has been cast as Lotus Blossom in 'The Sugar-Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie' written by Anders Lustgarten (winner of the Harold Pinter Playwrights Award) and directed by Justin Audibert (recipient of the Leverhulme Award for Emerging Directors). The play will be produced by the National Theatre Studio and read as part of the Finborough Vibrant Festival.
Jessica can be seen in the first episode of 'The Thick Of It', airing on Saturday 8th September, BBC2 at 9:45pm. Jessica plays Charlotte in the BAFTA award-winning series.
'North by Northamptonshire' has been nominated for a SONY award for Best Drama. Jessica plays Helen in the BBC R4 series, alongside Geoffrey Palmer and Sheila Hancock.