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Published in volume Singular Female Voices
First Staged:
Lilian Baylis Studio, London, 1992


By Anna Reynolds With Moira Buffini
Published in volume Singular Female Voices
  • Writers' Guild Award for Best Fringe Play

The true story of Shirley Jones, who kills her baby boy, Jordan, rather than have him taken away by his abusive father.

Jordan is the powerful and moving true story of a young woman's journey from the soggy chip papers of Morecambe to her trial for the murder of her baby boy, having saved him from his abusive father.

Anna Reynolds met Jones while they were serving sentences in the same prison. On her release, she co-wrote the play with award-winning playwright Moira Buffini.

Jordan is a short play for a solo performer, first staged at the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells, in 1992. It won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Fringe Play.

Also by Anna Reynolds:

Singular Female Voices

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Also by Moira Buffini:

Women, Power and Politics: Then
Singular Female Voices
Handbagged (one-act version)

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