Jane McDowell's work spans theatre, film, television and radio. Screen work includes a leading role in the award-winning British feature film Twelve in a Box, major roles in several Bollywood films, numerous short films and BBC dramas Dustbin Baby and Daughters. She has recorded plays and poetry readings for BBC radio, works regularly in audiobooks and for Interact, a company of actors who read to stroke patients. Jane holds an MA in Performance Studies from Central School of Speech and Drama. She lives in London with her daughter Antonia.