Guiding Lights 6 mentee - Joy Wilkinson
Guiding Lights 6 mentee - Joy Wilkinson

Joy Wilkinson - Writer

Joy Wilkinson is an award-winning Playwright and Screenwriter, shortlisted for the BAFTA Breakthrough Brits 2013. Her background is in theatre, television and radio drama with recent work including the English adaptation of the conspiracy thriller Borgen: Outside the Castle (5 x45”), a companion to the hit Danish TV drama broadcast on Radio 4, and the critically-acclaimed TV serial Nick Nickleby (BBC1/Kindle Entertainment), a five-part modernisation of the Dickens classic, starring Adrian Dunbar, Linda Bassett and Andrew Simpson. In theatre, Joy’s plays have won the Verity Bargate Award, been shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and Brian Way Award, and been widely produced and published. Joy is a member of the Vipers Nest collective of first-time feature filmmakers and is currently developing several feature screenplays, including two thrillers, a horror and a comedy. Originally from Lancashire, she now lives in London.

Agent: Matt Connell, Berlin Associates



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