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Jessica Martin's debut graphic novel "Elsie Harris Picture Palace" is now out. Available from MIWK Publishing.



20 November 2015 - (16:43 GMT)

Jessica Martin's debut graphic novel "Elsie Harris Picture Palace" is now out. Available from MIWK Publishing.


22 February 2015 - (20:30 GMT)

Following the success of "Elf the musical" in Plymouth and Dublin last Christmas, Jessica Martin will reprise her leading role as Emily Hobbs at "The Dominion Theatre, London", from 24th October to 2nd January. Jessica Martin's first solo art exhibition "Jessica Martin's Picture Palace" will be coming to the "Radlett Centre" from 2nd March to 31st March.


20 January 2015 - (15:30 GMT)

Following the success of Jessica Martin's debut comic biography of 1920's silent movie star Clara Bow: "It Girl", having been celebrated as one of the "2013: Ten UK Small Press Comics You Need to Own!" by Broken Frontier, her second comic, a biography of 1930's Hollywood movie star Vivien Leigh "Vivacity" has been celebrated as one of the "2014: Ten UK Small Press Comics You Need to Own!".


10 December 2014 - (13:30 GMT)

Jessica Martin is currently appearing in "Elf" the musical at the Theatre Royal Plymouth and will be transferring with it to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre Dublin over Christmas and into January 2015.


05 December 2014 - (13:50 GMT)

Jessica Martin's second comic, a biography of 1930's Hollywood movie star Vivien Leigh "Vivacity" has been very well received since it's launch at this year's Thought Bubble in Leeds.


09 November 2014 - (22:35 GMT)

Jessica Martin will be launching her second comic, a biography of 1930's Hollywood movie star Vivien Leigh "Vivacity" at this year's Thought Bubble in Leeds.


05 July 2014 - (12:30 GMT)

Jessica Martin has just had her debut comic biography of 1930's Hollywood star Clara Bow "It Girl" published in digital format by ComiXology. It is available for download on computers, pads and phones and other mobile devices here.


03 June 2014 - (11:55 GMT)

Jessica Martin will be attending ICE International Comics Expo Birmingham on Saturday 2nd August 2014. Jessica Martin has contributed as one of a group of acclaimed comics artists on the powerful new 300-page graphic anthology "To End All Wars", which tells the real stories of The First World War and will be published in July by Soaring Penguin Press.


19 May 2014 - (10:25 GMT)

Jessica Martin is shortlisted with 5 other entrants for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition for her upcoming graphic novel - "Elsie Harris Picture Palace". The winner will be announced at The British Library on Friday May 23rd 2014.


04 May 2014 - (09:40 GMT)

Jessica Martin is longlisted with 16 other entrants for the Myriad Editions First Graphic Novel Competition for her upcoming graphic novel - "Elsie Harris Picture Palace". The shortlist is to be announced in two weeks time, with the winner to be announced at The British Library on Friday May 23rd 2014.


08 April 2014 - (18:35 GMT)

Jessica Martin will be exhibiting at the London Super Comic Convention on March 15 & 16, 2014 and then she has been invited to speak at Laydeez Do Comics at Foyles Charing Cross on Monday March 17th 2014.


31 March 2014 - (16:15 GMT)

Jessica Martin will be attending Process at GOSH! on Wednesday 7th May 2014 from 7pm and then at the London Burlesque Festival on Saturday 24th May 2014 from 7:30pm. Jessica Martin is currently working as one of a group of acclaimed comics artists on the powerful new 300-page graphic anthology "To End All Wars", which tells the real stories of The First World War and will be published in July by Soaring Penguin Press.


09 December 2013 - (19:25 GMT)

Jessica Martin's debut comic "It Girl", a brief graphical biography of the 1920's Hollywood silent movie star Clara Bow is now on sale at Jessica's Emporium for £3.50 on Jessica's website.


25 November 2013 - (22:35 GMT)

Jessica Martin's debut comic "It Girl", a brief graphical biography of the 1920's Hollywood star Clara Bow sold extremely well at the Thought Bubble Anthology 2013 in Leeds on Sunday 24th November. The comic will be on sale for £3.50 on Jessica's website in the coming weeks.


19 November 2013 - (18:15 GMT)

Jessica Martin has created her debut comic "It Girl", a brief graphical biography of the 1920's Hollywood star Clara Bow. Jessica will be a guest at the Thought Bubble Anthology 2013 in Leeds on Sunday 24th November in the Royal Armouries Hall at Table 23 with Mark Buckingham, where she will be signing copies of her new comic.


20 August 2013 - (21:15 GMT)

Jessica Martin has created a comic strip with Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Charlie Kirchoff and Todd Klein called "Passing Thoughts" for the coming Thought Bubble Anthology 2013 in Leeds on the 17th-24th November.


04 August 2013 - (18:55 GMT)

Jessica Martin's work-in-progress first graphic novel - "Elsie Harris Picture Palace" - gets a mention on the Bleeding Cool website.


26 February 2013 - (18:25 GMT)

Jessica is currently working on her first graphic novel.


22 October 2012 - (02:02 GMT)

Jessica is currently performing in "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" at Belgrave Theatre, Coventry.


12 August 2012 - (10:20 GMT)

Jessica is currently rehearsing for "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" at Belgrave Theatre, Coventry.


05 July 2012 - (15:15 GMT)

Jessica is currently playing Lottie Ames in "Mack and Mabel" at Southwark Playhouse.


14 June 2012 - (20:15 GMT)

Jessica is currently rehearsing for "Mack and Mabel" set to open at Southwark Playhouse July 5th.


14 February 2012 - (18:25 GMT)

Jessica is currently studying "Illustrating the Graphic Novel 1" online from Emerson College, Boston.


21 May 2011 - (19:45 GMT)

Jessica is rehearsing for "The Music of Dan Gillingwater" Sunday June 5th at Waterloo East Theatre 7.30pm.


14 May 2011 - (10:55 GMT)

Jessica has just recorded the audio commentary for Dr Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy DVD due for release 2012.


28 February 2011 - (09:00 GMT)

Jessica's performance of the 'Lady of the Lake' in the 2011 tour of 'Spamalot' alongside Phill Jupitus is continuing to be extended to additional weeks to cover for Jodie Prenger, who injured her knee earlier in the tour.


11 February 2011 - (14:45 GMT)

Jessica's performance of the 'Lady of the Lake' in the 2011 tour of 'Spamalot' alongside Phill Jupitus was extended to include the Manchester week to fill in for Jodie Prenger, who injured her knee the previous week. Jessica will also be covering for Jodie in Cambridge during the week of the 21st February.


20 December 2010 - (10:15 GMT)

Jessica has been chosen to play 'Lady of the Lake' in the 2011 tour of 'Spamalot' alongside Phill Jupitus as 'King Arthur'.


12 November 2010 - (22:55 GMT)

Jessica has been asked by The Savoy to perform two further dates in their cabaret season in the Beaufort Bar on Sunday 5th and Sunday 19th December.


01 November 2010 - (22:00 GMT)

Jessica will be performing at the Jermyn Street theatre from 23rd November to 18th December in 'All I Want For Christmas' by Mercury Musical Development award winners Luke Bateman and Katy Darby.


29 October 2010 - (18:00 GMT)

Jessica is thrilled to be part of the forthcoming Coronation Street album, to be released 29th November 2011.


19 October 2010 - (16:00 GMT)

Jessica has been asked by The Savoy to continue their cabaret season in the Beaufort Bar with performances on two further dates: Thursday 4th and Sunday 21st November.


07 October 2010 - (18:30 GMT)

Jessica is continuing The Savoy cabaret season on Sunday 24th October, following her successful performance on the night of the hotel's grand re-opening on 10/10/10.


04 October 2010 - (12:40 GMT)

Jessica is set to open The Savoy cabaret season on 10/10/10, the day on which the hotel has its grand re-opening.


30 September 2010 - (18:30 GMT)

Jessica has just been asked by the Savoy to also perform her cabaret on the day of the grand re-opening of the Savoy Hotel in London in the exclusive Beaufort Bar accompanied by Leon Charles on Sunday October 10th.


29 September 2010 - (19:24 GMT)

Jessica will be returning to cabaret soon as part of the grand re-opening of the Savoy Hotel in London. She will be singing in the exclusive Beaufort Bar accompanied by Leon Charles. Two sets at 9pm and 10pm on Sunday October 24th.


27 September 2010 - (10:25 GMT)

Jessica gave her last performance yesterday in her successful three week run of her one-woman show Sunset Bitch at the Waterloo East Theatre. She is planning to bring Veronique back to London in the not-too-distant future.


25 September 2010 - (15:45 GMT)

Jessica's exciting new mobile website is now live! Check it out on your smartphone or other mobile device. Take a look at the "Mobile" page on Jessica's Blog for full instructions.


06 September 2010 - (16:40 GMT)

Jessica is interviewed by Nick Smurthwaite in 'Show People' this week.
Read the article here.


06 September 2010 - (10:37 GMT)

Jessica is in her new show 'Sunset Bitch' at the Waterloo East Theatre opening Tuesday 7th September and running until Sunday 26th September.
Performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 4:00pm.


06 September 2010 - (09:00 GMT)

Jessica Martin's official website goes live today!
The web address for Jessica's new site is www.officialjessicamartin.com and it contains lots of information and news about Jessica and her current roles and performances and upcoming events.




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