An interview with Rachel Joyce, author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Author: Rachel Joyce
Book: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

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Rachel Joyce is the author of THE UNLIKELY PILGRAIMGEhas 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. Joyce 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; and winning a Time Out Best…more

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message 1: by Emily

Emily So moving; I understood how the author's journey to the end of the book was like her character's journey, a 500 mile walk the length of England.


message 2: by Hal (last edited Oct 24, 2013 12:25AM)

Hal I enjoyed this book so much that I gave it five stars. After watching this video interview with the author, I like it even more.


Martha I listened to this on CD during my commute: such a great story, it made me look forward to getting in the car! Read by the great actor Jim Broadbent. He is the perfect reader for this book. It's a great story.


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