Alex and Jenny are an exciting new writing duo. Their style emerges from their respective backgrounds in acting and theatre, creating dynamic and playful work rooted in truth and comedy. Together they founded, YES MATE. A company committed to telling character-led stories, prioritising the female-gaze and challenging stereotypes. Alex and Jenny are currently writing their first original series, KIM & DAISY.
Alex is best known for playing Joy Freers in NO OFFENCE, Becky in UTOPIA and the Young Margaret Thatcher in THE IRON LADY. Other credits include BLACK MIRROR, INSIDE NUMBER 9, KILLING EVE and THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR.
Jenny is a theatre maker and writer. She is co-director of theatre company MASSIVE OWL who have made and toured work nationally and internationally, most notably at the Barbican Centre (London), Project Arts Centre (Dublin) and OUTNOW Festival (Germany). In 2018, Jenny completed her PhD about making theatre as an emerging company in the UK.