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.


Average rating: 3.86 · 90,627 ratings · 13,765 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of ...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 78,318 ratings — published 2012 — 77 editions
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Perfect
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The Love Song of Miss Queen...
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A Faraway Smell of Lemon
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The Harold Fry and Queenie ...
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The Porter and the Three La...
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Feather
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2007
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The Unlikely Pilgimage of H...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — expected publication 2015
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Painting Mrs Jones
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2008
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A Snow Garden and Other Sto...
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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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