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Theresa Talbot

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: East Renfrewshire
Languages: English
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Theresa is a BBC Radio Scotland presenter, best known as the voice of traffic and travel, and former presenter of The Beechgrove Potting Shed. Her broadcasting career has been varied - presenter, comedy writer, producer and news journalist.

Theresa's career as a crime writer slots neatly into her skills as a broadcaster/presenter and she is much in demand at literary festivals, both as chairperson and an author. She is available for readings, residencies and workshops. As well as crime writing, Theresa can talk on a variety of topics including comedy writing, radio production, gardening and music.

(Photo credit: Aldo Ferrarello)

Local authorities will 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 will deliver

Panel event; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Audience will work with

Prisoners & young offenders

Topics of work

Comedy, humour & funny books; Crime fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Travel writing

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Age groups will work with


Audience size

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