Dolly Alderton

  • Journalist
  • Writer
  • Bestselling Author

Biography

Dolly Alderton is a journalist, best-selling author and filmmaker. Dolly has written for The Sunday Times, The Sunday Times Style, The Telegraph, GQ, Red, Marie Claire, Marie Claire Australia, Grazia, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Stylist, ES Magazine, The Evening Standard, House Magazine, Spectator, The Kentish Towner, The Pool, Man Repeller, Vice, Esquire Weekly, GQ.co.uk, Elle.co.uk and The Debrief.

In 2015, her first short film Anna, Island, co-written and co-directed by her writing partner Lauren Bensted, was accepted to The London Short Film Festival. Prior to this, she and Bensted made The Confluence; a short documentary film about two friends who swim around Tagg’s Island.

From 2015 to 2017 Dolly was a dating columnist for The Sunday Times Style, and now writes features on love, dating, sex, friendship, feminism, travel, celebrities, fashion, beauty, books, films, TV and food, mostly for The Sunday Times Style. She was the story producer for Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning Made In Chelsea and T4’s Summer Daze, and script assistant on the final series of E4’s Fresh Meat. From 2016 to 2017 Dolly wrote The Dolly Mail, a newsletter with just under 10,000 subscribers.

In 2018 Dolly published her first book “Everything I Know About Love”, which became a top five Sunday Times best-seller in its first week of publication. Currently, Dolly co-hosts the weekly pop-culture and news podcast The High Low alongside journalist and Style’s Fashion Features editor Pandora Sykes.

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