Julia Kent

Julia is a BAFTA-nominated writer, working across sitcom, sketch and comedy drama.

Recent projects include episodes of:  BAFTA award-winning sitcom So Awkward and spin-off series Still So Awkward and So Awkward Academy; CBBC football drama Jamie Johnson FC; Warner Bros’ Waterloo Road; CBBC space comedy Nova Jones and CBBC’s flagship series The Dumping Ground. . 

Previously she has worked on YA comedy Flatmates for BBC iPlayer, Nickelodeon’s adventure comedy Hunter Street, the new BBC adaptation of Malory Towers (for which she also did the series dialogue polish). She’s also written episodes of The Furchester Hotel, Horrible Science, Hounded (starring Rufus Hound), The Revolting World of Stanley Brown and Hotel Trubble.

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. In 2019, Julia was nominated for a kids BAFTA for long-running hip hop sitcom Four O’Clock Club.

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