Dolly Alderton is a novelist, podcaster, journalist and a screenwriter for film and TV.
She writes a weekly 'Agony Aunt' column for The Sunday Times Style and is a regular contributor to publications such as The Telegraph, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Red and GQ.
She was the story producer of series 2 - 5 of E4’s BAFTA-winning Made in Chelsea and went onto work as a reality and entertainment development producer at Monkey Kingdom. She was the script assistant on the final series of E4’S Fresh Meat and directed all online videos for the final series of Channel 4’s Peep Show. She also worked in drama development at Objective Productions.
Dolly's first short film Anna, Island – co-written and co-directed with Lauren Bensted – was a portrait of a directionless young Londoner obsessed by the Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs. It starred actresses Sia Berkeley (Skins) and Jessie Cave (Harry Potter) and featured a cameo from Desert Islands Discs host, Kirsty Young.
Dolly's memoir, Everything I Know About Love, was released in 2018 to great acclaim and is currently being adapted into a 7 part series with Working Title/BBC1. Dolly is also working on her latest novel Ghosts which she will be adapting into a feature film with Working Title.