Ray began his training as a screenwriter with an undergraduate degree in film-making in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. He passed with 1st Class Honours and a Commendation in Screenwriting. He went on to study both in the UK and abroad taking workshops at the BBC in writing sit-coms, writing for radio and writing for Casualty as well as the Writer’s Academy: Series and Serials. Ray continued his education into 2011 when he completed his MA in Writing for Performance at Goldsmith’s, University of London.
Ray is currently working as a script editor and assessor for Creative England and has worked in the BBC’s children’s drama development department as well as script edited Casualty for BBC1. He also freelances as a writer, editor and reader for independent production companies and occasionally contributes to writers’ blogs.