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2003 Janey wrote and performed in her first one woman play ‘The Point of Yes’, a harrowing and poignant look at the effects of poverty and heroin addiction on a woman living in Glasgow in the 1980s. After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe the Play moved to The Soho Theatre and then went off Broadway.
2004 Janey got a book deal from Random House Ebury to write her autobiography “Handstands in the dark.” Which was a critical and commercial success, reaching the Time’s Best Seller list on its release and subsequently being reprinted over seven times
2006 Janey wrote ‘Nancy’s World Cup Diary’ for Ned Sherrin’s ‘Loose Ends’ for BBC Radio 4, a satirical take on England’s journey in the World Cup through the eyes of their Manager’s Girlfriend.
2007 Janey Godley became a weekly columnist for the Scotsman newspaper, where despite having no formal training in journalism, she stayed for over a year.
2019 Janey Co-Wrote a short film ‘The Last Mermaid’ which has won multiple jury awards at film festivals across the world.
2020 Janey wrote and performed in the ‘Alone’ series for the National Theatre of Scotland, a series of short online plays set during the pandemic. The Clips were viewed millions of times.
2021 Janey wrote a weekly column for the Herald newspaper, a book version of her viral voiceovers titled ‘Frank Get The Door’ and first fiction novel for Hodder and Stoughton ‘Nothing Left Unsaid’.
2022 will see Janey publish a pair of books, one for children and one for adults, featuring stories about her Sausage Dog ‘Honey’ with Luath Press.