Annie Caulfield was a very brilliant travel writer, dramatist and broadcaster.
Her travel books explore Australia, Benin, Jordan and her homeland, Northern Ireland.
Her final travel book, My Cambodian Twin, has just been published.
The book and its production was the subject of a BBC Radio For drama in May 2019
She published in newspapers and magazines, made documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and appeared regularly on From Our Own Correspondent and Crossing Continents.
Annie wrote many acclaimed plays for BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4, including Robeson, with Lenny Henry.
Her stage work included Didn’t Die for the Clean Break Theatre Company which won a Time Out magazine award.
Annie’s children’s book, Katie Milk Solves Crimes, was shortlisted for the Glen Dimplex award and longlisted for Ottakars’ book awards.
Annie created the Grim Tales children’s series for Channel 4, script edited The Real McCoy comedy series and wrote episodes of the cult show This Life.
A BBC Radio Four play, also called My Cambodian Twin, about Annie’s struggle to finish the book of the same name was broadcast in May 2019.
Praise for Annie’s previous travel books:
“Annie Caulfield is the female Bill Bryson” Mail on Sunday
“Warm, witty and winning.” Sunday Times
“She makes you laugh. A lot.” The Independent
“Annie Caulfield is a remarkable traveller. Moving, witty and sexy.” Dawn French
Annie died in 2016
My Cambodian Twin was her last book.