Jennifer Chislett – Book, Music & Lyrics
A graduate of Rose Bruford College, where she gained a degree in Music Technology, Jennifer has been writing songs since she was fourteen. Her first notable song was “Tell Me Who You Are” which she completed in 1998.
She has experience of the stage and television, having performed with the Broken Shoestring Theatre Company and has worked for Talkback Thames Studios.
In 2001, Jennifer formed with Chris Fenner and another associate Creekside Records, which she left to pursue her own projects in 2002. She now works with Chris again at One In Ten Productions as well as working on various TV sound productions.
Jennifer co-produced the latest soundtrack recording of Seven Wives and has contributed to many changes in the book, music and lyrics.
Chris Fenner – Book, Music & Lyrics
Chris Fenner began acting from the age of five and has performed in a variety of shows including Wizard of Oz (Ensemble), Oliver! (Mr. Bumble), Grease (Roger), Evita (Ensemble), Sound of Music (Fredrick Von Trapp), The Long and The Short and The Tall (Bamforth) and A Midsummer Nights Dreams (Oberon). Chris also performed in two productions that he co-wrote “Ex-Con” and “Bobbins & The Birthday”.
Behind the scenes Chris has been Assistant Stage Manager on “Little Shop of Horrors” and Deputy Stage Manager or “Bugsy Malone” and “A Slice of Saturday Night” Chris has also written the musical score for various stage productions including “Crave” as well as being sound designer and operator on several shows.
Chris made his west-end debut in 2000 at the Jermyn Street Theatre with “Young Stars 2000″, performing “Against All Odds” and playing piano and bass guitar in the jazz orchestra.
Chris graduated from Rose Bruford College in 2004 with a BA Honors degree in Music Technology. It was here that he met Jennifer Chislett and soon formed a music partnership that became One In Ten Productions UK with business student Richard Jones.
Chris started work on Seven Wives in 1999 and has worked on both the Original UK studio recording and the up and coming 2008 Studio recording both in a performing and production role.
Chris currently lives in West London and is working on finishing the Seven Wives project and at One In Ten Productions UK developing new talent.
Jamie Keene – Book, Music & Lyrics
Jamie was brought into the musical in late 1999/early 2000 and began to write lyrics for I Want A Son & A Tudor Takeover. Eventually Jamie became the main lyric writer and made some very important contributions to the book and music.
Jamie co-wrote and also starred in the world premier productions of Ex-Con and Bobbins & The Birthday as well as working on Seven Wives. Jamie is currently working with Chris Fenner on new ideas for a new production to follow on from Seven Wives.
Jamie’s acting stage credits include; Dracula Spectacular Show, Oliver! & Joseph. Jamie represented Southend at the Greenwich Millennium Dome in 2000 and at Southend’s Cliffs Pavilion.
Jamie is happy to be working on this project and hopes to continue to make important contributions to the book and lyrics.
Adrian Woolner – Additional Material
Adrian joined the creative team of Seven Wives back in 1999 after Chris Fenner asked him to write lyrics for the signature tune “Seven Wives”. Adrian soon added his lyrical talents to various other songs including “Downsizing”, “Fear of Things to Come” as well as contributing to other material in the show. Adrian provided backing vocals as well as production support on the original UK studio recording in 2000.
Adrian plays the tuba and piano and also acts having appeared in several productions including Resounding Tinkle, Oliver!, Grease, Joseph and The Long and The Short and The Tall.