Dolly Sen is a writer, director, artist, filmmaker, poet, performer, public speaker, mental health consultant and trainer. She has 8 published books since 2002, including the highly acclaimed 'The World is Full of Laughter; she has performed at at The Young Vic, the Royal Festival Hall, and Trafalgar Square, toured and won awards for her poetry; her film commissions include the Barbican and The Royal Academy.
She dropped out of school at 14 because of severe mental health difficulties. She was told she would never amount to anything and was heading for Broadmoor. She believed this and was on her way to heading there when she changed her belief into believing she could do anything she wanted to do.