Roy writes for television, film and theatre.
Roy co-created New Tricks which ran on BBC1 for 12 series. Gina Cronk produced the 90’ pilot and first series for Wall to Wall. Roy wrote on every series and created new characters when each member of the original cast left.
New series in development include: Brief Lives for Balloon Entertainment, Details for Lucky Giant, Omai for Sly Fox and Untouchable (script commissioned by Sky) for Hat Trick. Roy is adapting The Lobster Kings for ABC TV in the US.
Roy co-created Thief Takers (three series for ITV) and Back Up for BBC2 (2 series).
He wrote the 2002 feature film Semana Santa, also known as Angel of Death.
Roy Mitchell is represented by Rochelle Stevens