Wolf Hall is a six-part adaptation of two of Hilary Mantels novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. Starring Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell as he navigates the shifting political waters of Henry VIIIs England.
Since then, she has flawlessly made the transition from writing children’s books to writing books for adults, and we couldn’t be happier for her. She’s even found major success under a pseudonym, because of course she has.
In pictures: Hurricanes to heatwaves- a look back at 60 years of BBC TV weather.