Deborah Moggach is the best-selling author of eighteen novels, including ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’, ‘Tulip Fever’ and ‘The Ex-Wives’. Her novels tackle contemporary life, looking at family, divorce, children and relationships. She also wrote the screenplay for the 2005 film ‘Pride and Prejudice’.

She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a former Chair of the Society of Authors and has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Bristol.

The ‘Influential Women Podcast’ discusses Deborah’s life, work, passions and influences and is co-produced by presenter Nicki Bannerman and audio producer Juliette Nicholls.