The Lonely Arts Club

Series 2, Episode 2: Joe Ainsworth

April 28, 2020 Joe Ainsworth Season 2 Episode 2
The Lonely Arts Club
Series 2, Episode 2: Joe Ainsworth
Show Notes

During this episode, Martin McQuillan is joined by BAFTA winning screenwriter, Joe Ainsworth.

We hear how Joe's writing career began from winning a competition (under a fake name!) and the different avenues his journey has taken. Initially wanting to be a singer, Joe tells us how his passion for writing took over and how he ended up working for soap operas such as Brookside and more recently, Holby City. Writing stories ahead of their time for Brookside, Joe became renowned for his contributions to hard-hitting storylines.

Throughout this episode, we hear about Joe's upcoming feature film, The Last Bus, and what advice he has for aspiring writers.