Julia is a BAFTA-nominated writer, working across sitcom, sketch and comedy drama. Recent projects include: Nova Jones, the new Helen Serafinowicz-created sitcom about a popstar in space; CBBC football drama Jamie Johnson; YA comedy Flatmates and CBBC’s flagship series The Dumping Ground.
Previously she has worked on Nickelodeon’s adventure comedy Hunter Street, the new BBC adaptation of Malory Towers (for which she also did the series dialogue polish) and long-running hip hop sitcom Four O’Clock Club (for which she was nominated for a Kids BAFTA in 2019). She’s also written episodes of The Furchester Hotel, Horrible Science, Hounded (starring Rufus Hound),The Revolting World of Stanley Brown, Hotel Trubble, the BAFTA-winning So Awkward, and recent spin off Still So Awkward.
In addition, Julia helped to develop, and script-edited, three series of the RTS-nominated and BAFTA-winning Class Dismissed sketch show, as well as script-editing Sky’s BAFTA nominated Stella starring Ruth Jones. She was once employed by the EU to try and make Alzheimers funny and spent a year as a speechwriter for the Leader of the Opposition (for which she won a Sunday Times gong for political gag of the year). Julia has projects in development with Lime, Channel X and CBBC .
Julia Kent is represented by Frances Arnold