“Alex Jones writes with fury, passion and compassion about those whose voices are seldom heard.” – Financial Times
“For a middle aged man to write a one-person show about a 14-year-old girl requires a stretch of the imagination, but not many would be brave enough to play the part themselves. Undaunted this is what writer and actor Alex Jones does here, to remarkable effect... beautifully written. 4/5.” – Birmingham Post
Kelly, right, Kelly the bitch decides to have a party on the very same night as my sleep over – the very same night! And I know she's done it on purpose. And she invites everybody – absolutely everybody...except me of course... I want to die! I'm such a minger! Welcome to the world of 14-year old Katie as she battles her way through the bitches, the chavs, the misery of school discos and the desperate search for a worthy boyfriend. A turbulent and triumphant tale of a totally troubled teen, I'm a Minger! opened at Theatre 503 in late August 2008.
Alex Jones writes for theatre, radio and film. Credits include the internationally acclaimed play Noise for Soho Theatre Company, also produced in LA, Chicago, Portugal and Italy. Other work includes Phil & Jill & Jill & Phil for Coventry Belgrade and companies in Chile and Italy, A Miracle in No Man’s Land for BBC, Fields of Gold and River’s Up for Alan Ayckbourn’s Stephen Joseph Theatre, BBCand Teatro Cometo in Rome, Mr And Mrs Schultz for The Watermill Theatre, Canned Peaches in Syrup for Pasadena Playhouse, L.A. Films include: Greasy, ‘Faster, Harder, Longer’, Whistle! And Rhubarb And Roses (short-listed for a BAFTA nomination). Various projects are currently in development, including the film versions of Noise and Canned Peaches In Syrup.