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Molly Parkin

Great Lives Episode 3 of 3

Presented by former Minister of Culture, Kim Howells, Great Lives: Molly Parkin profiles the life and times of the infamous artist from Pontycymer to talk about her life and varied career, in particular her Welsh roots and upbringing and her subsequent move to London. From international fashion editor with Nova magazine, Harpers and the Sunday Times in the Sixties, erotic novelist in the Seventies and celebrity alcoholic in the 80s, Molly's tumultuous personal and professional life in Soho and New York saw her mixing with the famous figures of the day. Molly Parkin's dramatic life sensationally epitomises the highs and lows of the era she lived through.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 May 2011 22:15
BBC One Wales only

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Role Contributor
PresenterKim Howells
DirectorRobert Chilcott
ProducerPeter Fraser
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