BIOGRAPHY AND BACKGROUND

 

Ginny Davis is an award-winning playwright who has written and performed eight plays. 

 

She sold out to Edinburgh audiences in 2010 and 2013 and now performs throughout the UK. All of this is a far cry from her professional training and practice as a criminal barrister.  

 

A natural performer, she delights in describing her haphazard career path, illustrating her talk with performance of  scenes from her plays with a brief history of barristers wigs and gowns thrown in. 

 

The message in her uplifting, entertaining talk, “To The Fringe And Beyond”  is that the road to fulfilment goes via the heart not the head.  

 

As a first class honours graduate of the University of Cambridge with 35 years' association with criminal law, Ginny also speaks on the subject of criminal punishment. 

 

In “From the Pillory to the Prison Cell” she takes a light-hearted, entertaining look at court sentencing from the stocks and pillory via hanging, transportation and hard labour to imprisonment both ancient and modern.  

 

The talk requires use of a projector and screen, both of which Ginny brings with her.

Reviews

“Ginny Davis`s talk totally captivated her audience. Her performance was really inspirational and funny and provided an excellent pick-me-up on a wet and dreary January evening.” – Wellesbourne WI.

“We were intrigued, mesmerised and highly entertained.” – Lapworth Ladies Supper Club.

Lectures

  • Ginny presents entertaining talks about her career as a barrister turned writer and performer and also about criminal sentencing.

  • She is also available to present her famous one-woman plays which are performed with lights, sound, props and a technician to operate the lights and sound.