Rachel Joyce





Rachel Joyce


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Rachel Joyce has written over 20 original afternoon plays for BBC Radio 4, and major adaptations for both the Classic Series, Woman's Hour and also a TV drama adaptation for BBC 2. In 2007 she won the Tinniswood Award for best radio play. She moved to writing after a twenty-year career in theatre and television, performing leading roles for the RSC, the Royal National Theatre, The Royal Court, and Cheek by Jowl, winning a Time Out Best Actress award and the Sony Silver.

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A Snow Garden by Rachel Joyce

A Snow Garden by Rachel Joyce


Rachel Joyce will be touring festivals and bookshops in October and November 2015!

Here’s a list of where Rachel will be giving talks and signing copies of her books this winter:


Saturday 3rd October

Marlborough Literary Festival

Big Town Reads

6pm – 7pm


Thursday 8th October

Cheltenham Literary Festival

4pm – 5pm


Sunday 18th October

Isle of Wight Literary Festival

11am – 12pm...

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The Love Song of Miss Queen...

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Perfect

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A Faraway Smell of Lemon

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A Snow Garden and Other Sto...

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Feather

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Painting Mrs Jones

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“People were buying milk, or filling their cars with petrol, or even posting letters. And what no one else knew was the appalling weight of the thing they were carrying inside. The superhuman effort it took sometimes to be normal, and a part of things that appeared both easy and everyday. The loneliness of that.”
Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

“I miss her all the time. I know in my head that she has gone. The only difference is that I am getting used to the pain. It's like discovering a great hole in the ground. To begin with, you forget it's there and keep falling in. After a while, it's still there, but you learn to walk round it.”
Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

“The world was made up of people putting one foot in front of the other; and a life might appear ordinary simply because the person living it had been doing so for a long time.”
Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

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