7 May 1940
Angela Stalker (later AC) was born at Eastbourne
, where her family was evacuated because of the second world war.
AC published her collection of re-imagined fairy tales, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
By 28 September 1984
AC published her witty and exuberant magic realist novel Nights at the Circus
, featuring a winged heroine.
AC's last television script, "The Holy Family Album", was shown, to predictable controversy and outrage.
16 February 1992
AC died of lung cancer at home in London