British writer and TV broadcaster
Mavis Nicholson is a Welsh writer and TV broadcaster. She was born Mavis Mainwaring and was educated at Swansea University. There she met in 1949 and subsequently married in 1952 the writer and journalist Geoffrey Nicholson, with whom she had three sons. In 1951, at the end of her undergraduate career at Swansea University, Nicholson won a scholarship to train as an advertising copywriter and, with this, moved to London.