Jane Wallman-Girdlestone is a writer of psychological drama. She is based in the Highlands of Scotland.
Jane is third generation in a family of theatre people, mostly magicians, puppeteers, agents and directors. After completing her first degree at Homerton College, Cambridge, she taught for a few years English and Drama. After training as a theatre director at Drama Studio London, Jane founded The Ovation Theatre Company specialising in contemporary feminist writers. She is a trained therapist.
Jane is an Honorary Fellow at The University of Aberdeen. Her post-doctoral research is in mental health, wellbeing and spirituality. She is an ordained Anglican priest. She has served in parishes in Suffolk before becoming a lecturer in Theology at Cardiff University and The Queen’s Foundation in Birmingham. She is currently attached to the Cathedral in Inverness.
Jane is married, is a foster, adoptive and step-parent. She has three Newfoundland dogs. She is a wheelchair user and is the first wheelchair using guide dog owner in Scotland. Her guide dog is called Obi.