Preview – Angela Carter: of Wolves and Women

Angela Carter
Picture Shows: Angela Carter Early 1970s. Image Credit: BBC/Estate of Angela Carter.

A queue of literary greats are among those paying tribute to the novelist Angela Carter.

The author behind works such as The Magic Toyshop, who died at the age of 51 in 1992, is talked about with great affection by writers such as Salman Rushdie, Anne Enright, Margaret Atwood and Jeanette Winterson. There are also readings from Laura Fraser, Kelly Macdonald and Maureen Lipman, while Hattie Morahan plays a young Carter on screen.

Angela Carter: of Wolves and Women is on BBC Two at 21.00.