Watch/listen to Dorothy Dunnett

Watch

  • Dorothy Dunnett’s 1989 Off The Page TV interview (23 mins), in which she talks about her childhood and how she became a writer.

  • Dorothy’s address to the Philadelphia Gathering in 2000. The full transcript of this fascinating and deeply moving talk is in The Miraculous Mirror, published by the Society and available from our online shop.

Listen

  • Dorothy Dunnett speaking about her childhood, and how she became a writer, on BBC Radio’s Desert Island Discs – first broadcast on Saturday 24 April 1982 (40 mins).
  • Dorothy Dunnett addresses the Sir Walter Scott Club in 1992 and proposes the toast to Sir Walter in her capacity as Club President – download the mp3 file here (71 MB, 51 mins play time – sound quality variable).