Barbara Taylor Bradford, Secrets of Cavendon GORGEOUS LIVES with Josephine Pembroke

Nov 30, 2017, 09:42 AM

Josephine meets one of the most successful authors in the world Barbara Taylor Bradford at the Dorchester hotel, Barbara's home in London. Barbara wrote A Woman of Substance in her late 30’s, it ranks as one of the top-ten bestselling novels of all-time. To date, she has written 36 novels — all bestsellers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Barbara was born in Yorkshire, Leeds and has lived a fairytale life herself. She left school at started her career as a typist at the Yorkshire Post, she became a journalist and moved down to London when she was 20 and became the fashion editor of Woman magazine, then she became a columnist and expert on interior design. In 1961 Barbara had a blind date with an American film producer whom she married in 1963 and she has lived permanently in the states since then.

Barbara has had a spectacular career, she has an OBE. In 2017, Bradford was recognised as one of 90 "Great Britons" to commemorate The Queen's 90th birthday. Josephine talks with Barbara about her life, her books and her beloved Yorkshire. Buy the books UK: Buy the books USA: #barbarataylorbradford #bestselling #romance #radiogorgeous