• I was called Jaime but decided when I was 6 that I wanted to be called Jay

  • I am half Turkish Cypriot, half English

  • I was born in Stockton-on-Tees

  • I lived in Turkey until I was 14 and then went to boarding school

  • I’ve made films and TV content for over 10 years

  • The BBC radio productions of Narnia and Lord of the Rings were the best thing I ever listened to

  • I wrote and directed my first feature film ( a musical) called Ruth the Musical in the summer of 2018