Dolly Alderton is an award-winning author and journalist, as well as the co-host of the chart-topping pop culture and current affairs podcast The High Low alongside Pandora Sykes. She is widely known for the success of her hilarious and insightful memoir Everything I know About Love, which became a top five Sunday Times best-seller within its first week of publication (published by Fig Tree/Penguin). In October 2020, she published her first novel Ghosts, which reached number two in its first week of publication.
She is the Sunday Times Style’s agony aunt. Before that, she was The Sunday Times Style dating columnist between 2015 and 2017 and in 2018 was made a features columnist. Dolly has also written for some of the most popular broadsheets and magazines in the UK including the Telegraph, GQ, The Evening Standard and Cosmopolitan. In 2019 she was short-listed for a BSME award for columnist of the year.
Dolly has also worked on critically-acclaimed television series – she began as a story producer on Channel 4’s BAFTA-winning Made in Chelsea and T4’s Summer Daze, Dolly then worked as a script assistant on E4’s final series of Fresh Meat. In 2015 Dolly co-wrote and directed her first short film, which went on to be accepted at the London Short Film Festival. She is currently adapting Everything I Know About Love for TV.