Sue Townsend entry: Overview screen.
2 April 1946
ST was born in Leicester
, the eldest child in her family.
7 October 1982
ST had an unexpected success with The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
, the first volume of musings by her recent radio-play protagonist. She went on to write seven more Adrian Mole books.
13 September 2012
ST published her final book, the novel The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year
10 April 2014
ST died. She had suffered from diabetes for some years, and had had a stroke in 2013.