(Patricia) Ann Jellicoe Biography

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Ann Jellicoe, who is one of a group of young playwrights who have made their names with the English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre, is both a dramatic writer and director. She prefers to direct her own plays because, for her, the writing, casting, and directing are inextricable parts of the same creative expression. Born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, she is the daughter of John and Andrea Jellicoe. She was educated at Polam Hall School in Darlington, County Durham, and Queen Margaret's School in Castle Howard, Yorkshire. Originally desiring to act, she studied at London's Central School of Speech and Drama from 1944 to 1947, where she discovered herself as a director and where she was awarded the Elsie Fogerty prize in 1947. She then worked in repertory as an actress, stage manager, and director, and traveled abroad to learn languages and study theater architecture. In 1950 Jellicoe married C...

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