Inside Story with Lucinda

with Anna Cale Author of The Real Diana Dors

10 August 2023

Anna Cale is an arts and culture writer who specialises in classic film and television. She has written for a number of publications, including Little White Lies, Film Stories and the British Film Institute, and has also appeared on Radio 4 and Channel 5. Her writing subjects are wide ranging, but she has an interest in British cinema of the 1940s, 50s and 60s, and in particular showcasing the role of strong female voices in film culture. 

Anna’s recent biography of popular British actor Diana Dors explores the life and work of a fascinating film star, in a remarkable story of fame, glamour and intrigue. Set against the backdrop of the changing social landscape of twentieth century Britain, The Real Diana Dors charts the ups and downs of the diverse acting career and tumultuous private life of one of Britain’s best loved actors, to build a fascinating picture of a truly unique British screen icon. Join Anna and Lucinda Hawksley on 10 August for the Goldster Inside Story.


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Twitter: @real_meaning

Instagram: @annacalewrites

TikTok: @annacalewriter 


Twitter & Instagram: @lucindahawksley