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Douglas Skelton

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Contact: douglasskelton3@gmail.com
Local authority: East Ayrshire
Languages: English
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Douglas Skelton has written books on true crime and Scottish criminal history but now focuses on crime fiction and thrillers. He tours with other crime writers in a series of Carry on Sleuthing comedy mystery plays and the fun Four Blokes in Search of a Plot writing challenge. He also presents You the Jury, in which audiences deliver verdicts on real, but disguised, cases. (Photo credit: Gary McLaughlin)

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Topics of work

Crime fiction; History; Mystery & thriller

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+