Rachel Joyce moved to writing after her twenty-year career in theatre and television, where she performed leading roles for the RSC, the Royal National Theatre, The Royal Court, and Cheek by Jowl, winning a Time Out Best Actress award, the Sony Silver, and an Olivier.
Joyce has written over twenty original afternoon plays for BBC Radio 4, and has created major adaptations for the Classic series and Woman’s Hour, as well as a TV drama adaptation for BBC2. In 2007 she won the Tinniswood Award for Best Radio Play.
Her first novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry is a wonderful uplifting story of an ordinary bloke who did an extraordinary thing.
She currently lives in Gloucestershire with her family her second novel, Perfect was published in 2013.
This biography was last updated on 07/25/2012.