Kelly Jones - Mobile Library Creative Response

How To Start A Fire

by Kelly Jones

Read the script

Listen to Kelly reading from How To Start A Fire, with photographs from books borrowed from the Library:

Image one - from Houses and Homes By Penny Marshall

Image two - from Epping Forest with Maps by Edward North Buxton

Image three- from Micro Adventures By Alastair Humphreys

Kelly Jones is a playwright from Dagenham. She was the winner of the BBC Drama Award in 2014. She has recently completed the Emerging Playwrights Program at The Bush Theatre. Kelly is currently on Hightide's Playwrights cohort and Mercury Theatre's Essex Voices and BBC DRAMA ROOM 20/21. Kelly writes about queerness, class and her relationship to home.


Kelly Jones