Jennifer is Donna Rafferty in Dirty Laundry
Jennifer is heading up the cast of the new drama series Dirty Laundry, which was filmed in early 2016. It is airing Wednesdays at 8:40 p.m. on TVNZ 1.
Tai Berdinner-Blades, Tim Carlsen, and Victoria MacCulloch play her children.
From the New Zealand Herald:
"In the series, Ward-Lealand's character Donna has been channelling ill-gotten gains through various businesses for years, but when the police cart her off to the slammer, the revelation mum is a doyenne of crime comes as a compete surprise to her family.
"The shell-shocked Raffertys are left to fend for themselves and face the possibility they can't afford their comfortable middle-class lifestyle".
Click here for the whole article.
Jennifer and writer/creator Rachel Lang talked Dirty Laundry on Radio New Zealand's 'Standing Eoom Only' on 18 September 2016.
Jennifer was also on Breakfast on 21 September 2016 talking about the show. Watch it online here.
Jennifer to Direct Hudson & Halls Live!
Jennifer will be director assist for the return season of Kip Chapman's Hudson & Halls Live!, beginning 31 October 2016. It will be performed at Hannah Playhouse (Wellington) 15 November – 10 December 2016, starring Kip Chapman, Chris Parker, and Anya Tate-Manning, with design by Daniel Williams, Elizabeth Whiting and Sean Lynch. Click here to book.
Jennifer to Present at iTicket Showdown Awards 2016
Jennifer will be a guest presenter at the iTicket Showdown Awards at Skycity Theatre on 2 November 2016. Click here for info and to book.
Jennifer Guest Stars in Auckland Love
Jennifer plays Barbara in Auckward Love eps. 2.1 and 2.5. The show premiered on TVNZ On Demand on 22 September 2016. Click here to watch.
Jennifer Narrating Find Me a Maori Bride
Jennifer is the narrator again for the second season of Find Me a Maori Bride, currently in production. Click here for info and to watch the first season online.