Helen Fielding

Helen Fielding

Helen Fielding was born in Yorkshire. She worked for many years in London as a newspaper and TV journalist, travelling as wildly and as often as possible to Africa, India and Central America. She is the author of Cause Celeb (1994), Bridget Jones's Diary (1996), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2000), Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination (2003), and Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (2013). She co-wrote the screenplays for the movies of Bridget Jones's Diary and The Edge of Reason, starring actors Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. She nows works full-time as a novelist and screenwriter and lives in London and Los Angeles.


Bridget Jones is back!

Bridget Jones is back!

Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason have been central to most of our lives here at Picador (well, the women amongst us, at least), so we're thrilled to be able to reveal these brand new book covers for those classic books.

Being Bridget Jones's boss

Being Bridget Jones's boss

When Renée Zellweger was preparing for her part in the Bridget Jones movies she did three weeks' work experience at Picador. Here's how she got on...

Bridget Jones' Diary: Screen Adaptation

Following the fantastic success of the book, a film version was inevitable but these things take time and four years passed before Bridget Jones’s Diary, the movie, reached the screens...

Bridget Jones On Valentine's Day

With Valentines Day just around the corner, read an extract from Bridget Jones' Diary and share her 'supreme indifference' to this day of romance.