Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Barbara Taylor Bradford's first novel, A Woman of Substance, which was published in 1980, quickly became a huge international success. In conversation with Roy Plomley, she recalls her childhood in Leeds, her first job as a reporter on the Yorkshire Evening Post at the age of 16, becoming a Fleet Street journalist, and her eventual move to New York.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Jerusalem by Blake/Parry
Book: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Luxury: Family photograph album

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40 minutes

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Fri 3 May 1985 09:05

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Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestBarbara Taylor Bradford

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