TV

Joy wrote ‘The Witchfinders’ for Doctor Who season 11 – more details here – and her Target novel of the episode was published in 2021. She has also written short fiction for Doctor Who: The Target Storybook, Doctor Who: Adventures in Lockdown, and Doctor Who Magazine. 

She is currently working on Lockwood & Co for Netflix/Complete Fiction, and developing various original TV dramas and adaptations with independent production companies in the UK and US.

Her previous work includes Nick Nickleby (BBC1/Kindle Entertainment) – a five-part modernisation of the Dickens classic, starring Adrian Dunbar, Linda Bassett and Andrew Simpson. More details and clips available here.

Press for Nick Nickleby:

“Dickens done right… It is not the obvious place to look for innovation or fresh thinking, but BBC daytime has served up an autumn surprise with Nick Nickleby.” The Guardian

“A brisk, bold treatment that deserves an audience.” The Independent

“The story flows effortlessly. A hidden gem” TV Times

“Ambition and imagination… an exhilarating, enjoyable ride” The Stage

Critic’s Choice, Independent, Scotsman

Pick of the Week, Radio Times, TV Choice

Pick of the Day, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Daily Telegraph, TV Times

Graduate of the BBC Writers Academy. Other credits include Land GirlsCasualtyHolby City and DoctorsFull details here.