|DRAMA||20180601||20190122 (R4)||By Amelia Bullmore. Ordinary, middle-aged Joy isn't as innocuous as she looks.|
Radio 4 drama
A young black woman sits opposite a middle-aged white woman on a train. Neither of them is quite what they seem. New play by actress and playwright Amelia Bullmore.
Amelia Bullmore is an actress and playwright. Best known recently as no-nonsense DCI Jill Murray from SCOTT AND BAILEY and the well-meaning but ineffectual Kay from the BBC Olympics drama TWENTY TWELVE, Bullmore is also an accomplished playwright. Her first play, MAMMALS, won the Susan Blackburn award when it premiered a at the Bush Theatre and her most recent stage play DI AND VIV AND ROSE, transferred from Hampstead Theatre to the West End in 2015. For TV, she wrote episodes for several series of SCOTT AND BAILEY, including the series finale, in which she also starred. For Radio 4, Amelia has written four series of CRAVEN starring Maxine Peake as well as THE MIDDLE, FAMILY TREE and THE BAT MAN starring Bill Nighy.
A young black woman sits opposite a middle-aged white woman on a train. Neither of them is quite what they seem. County Lines is a finalist in this year's Audio Drama Awards.
Joy.... Brid Brennan
Director.... Mary Peate
Drama from BBC Radio 4