Fay Weldon


1968

2010

Bibliography
Editions are U.S. or U.K. as noted.

Novels
... and the wife ran away
(British Title: The Fat Woman's Joke)

David MacKay Company, Inc.
1968
Down Among the Women

St. Martin's Press
1972
Female Friends

St. Martin's Press
1974
Remember Me

Random House
1976
Words of Advice (British Title: Little Sisters)

Random House
1977
Praxis

Summit Books
1978
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize
Puffball

Summit Books
1980
The President's Child

London: Hodder and Stoughton
1982
The Life and Loves of a She Devil

Pantheon Books
1983
The Shrapnel Academy

Viking
1987
The Rules of Life

with illustrations by Amanda Faulkner
London: Hutchinson
1987
The Hearts and Lives of Men

Viking
1988
The Heart of the Country

Viking
1988
Won the 1989 Los Angeles Times Book Award
Leader of the Band

Viking
1989
The Cloning of Joanna May

Viking
1990
Darcy's Utopia

Viking
1991
Life Force

Viking
1992
Growing Rich

London: HarperCollins
1992
Trouble (British Title: Affliction)

Viking
1993
Splitting

Atlantic Monthly Press
1995
Worst Fears

Atlantic Monthly Press
1996
Nominated for The Whitbread Prize
Big Women (U.S. Title: Big Girls Don't Cry)

London: Flamingo (HarperCollins)
1997
Rhode Island Blues

London: HarperCollins
2000
The Bulgari Connection

London: HarperCollins
2001
Mantrapped

London: 4th Estate
2004
She May Not Leave

London: 4th Estate
2005

The Spa Decameron

London: Quercus
2007

The Stepmother's Diary

London: Quercus
2008

Chalcot Crescent

London: Corvus
2009

Kehua

London: Corvus
2010

Short Story Collections
Watching Me, Watching You

includes her first novel "The Fat Woman's Joke"
Summit Books
1981
Polaris and Other Stories

London: Hodder and Stoughton
1985
Moon Over Minneapolis or Why She Couldn't Stay

London: HarperCollins
1991
Angel, All Innocence and Other Stories

London: Bloomsbury
1995
Wicked Women

Atlantic Monthly Press
1997
A Hard Time to Be A Father

London: Flamingo (HarperCollins)
1998
Nothing to Wear & Nowhere to Hide

London: Flamingo (HarperCollins)
2002

Non-Fiction
Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen

Taplinger, New York, 1985
Rebecca West

Harmondsworth: Penquin
1985
Sacred Cows
A portrait of Britain,
post-Rushdie,
pre-Utopia

London: Chatto & Windus
1989
Fay Weldon's Wicked Fictions
Edited by Regina Barreca
University Press of New England
1994
Godless in Eden
London: Flamingo (HarperCollins)
1999
Auto Da Fay: A Memoir
London: Flamingo (HarperCollins)
2002

Mantrapped

London: 4th Estate
2004

What Makes Women Happy

London: 4th Estate
2006

Children's Books
Wolf the Mechanical Dog
Illustrated by Pat Leyshun
London: Collins, 1988
Party Puddle
Illustrated by Carol Wright
London: Collins, 1989
Nobody Likes Me
Illustrated by Claudio Muñoz
London: Bodley Head (Random House), 1997

Books on Tape
Man with No Eyes and Other Stories

Read by Julie Christie
London: CSA Records Ltd, 1992/1998

Online
Woodworm, or Love Amongst the Scientists

A new novel serialised on the internet exclusive to YouGov.com
2000

Plays / Television
Wife in a Blonde Wig

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 21/11/66
Producer: MCDONALD, GRAEME
Director: HAGGARD, PIERS
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Principal Cast: FRANCES CUKA, MARTIN JARVIS, BRIDGET ARMSTRONG, TERENCE RIGBY
Fall of the Goat

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 15/11/67
Producer: MCDONALD, GRAEME
Director: CALDER, GILCHRIST
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Principal Cast: JOSS ACKLAND, JOHN STRATTON, SHEILA BURRELL, PATRICIA LAWRENCE, CHRISTINE HARGREAVES, JOAN SANDERSON
Smoke Screen

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 15/01/69
Producer: MCDONALD, GRAEME
Director: MCWHINNIE, DONALD
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Principal Cast: LALLY BOWERS, GEMMA JONES, STEPHANIE BIDMEAD, EDWIN RICHFIELD
Mixed Doubles

London: Samuel French
1970
Several plays by Alan Ayckbourn, Harold Pinter, Fay Weldon, Goerge Melly and others. Mixed Doubles is a whimsical feast of quite different but linked one-act sketches by famous authors - it can be described as an 'entertainment on marriage'.

Included in an evening of one-acters at the Criterion Theatre in 1969 and published the following year

Upstairs Downstairs

London Weekend Television (LWT)
PBS Masterpiece Theatre (US)
1971-1973
Three episodes including the premiere
Hands

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 14/08/72
Producer: ASPINALL, TIM
Director: SAVILLE, PHILIP
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Principal Cast: ROSEMARY LEACH
In Memorium

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 08/10/73
Producer: ASPINALL, TIM
Director: CRASKE, BILL
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Principal Cast: CAROLINE BLAKISTON, ANTHONY NICHOLLS
Tale of Timothy Bagshott

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 16/11/75
Producer: HATHERLEY, FRANK
Director: BRUCE, JOHN
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Velv. Glove: Married Love

BBC Television Play
Transmission date: 02/02/77
Producer: HEAD, ANNE
Director: DAVID, HUGH
Writer: WELDON, FAY
Life for Christine

Television, U.K., 1980
see: The Internet Movie Database
Action Replay

London, New York: Samuel French, c1980
1989 Australian film (television?), see: The Internet Movie Database
Mr. Director

London: Samuel French, c1984
I Love My Love

London, New York: Samuel French, c1984
Woodworm

?
The Hole in the Top of the World

L.A. Theatre Works/BBC Co-Production
1995
The Four Alice Bakers

Birmingham Reperatory Theater
1999
Adaptations
Jane Austen: Pride & Prejudice

BBC, 1985


See listing of tv and films in: The Internet Movie Database
Limited Editions
The Day the World Began

Limited edition of 60 copies
Cincinnati, Ohio: Parley Vale Press
1989
A Question of Timing

Limited edition of 225 copies
London: Colophon Press
1992

Collaborations
Simple Steps to Public Life

By Pamela Anderson, Mary Stott and Fay Weldon
Research by Betty Jerman
Illustrations by Tony Bethall
London: Virago, 1980
Bram Stoker's Dracula Omnibus

Introduction by Fay Weldon
London: Orion, 1992
Lady Is A Tramp: Portraits of Catherine Bailey

Photographs by David Bailey
Text by Fay Weldon

London: Thames & Hudson, 1995

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