THE FORENSIC FRONT LINE
4.30-5.30pm Judge’s Court
Ground-breaking forensic scientist Professor Angela Gallop (When the Dogs Don’t Bark) discusses her life and work with Lin Anderson (Dr Rhona MacLeod series)
Lin Anderson is a Scottish author and screenwriter known for her bestselling crime series featuring forensic scientist Dr Rhona MacLeod. Four of her novels have been longlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year, with Follow the Dead being a 2018 finalist. Her short film River Child won both a Scottish BAFTA for Best Fiction and the Celtic Film Festival’s Best Drama Award and has now been viewed more than one million times on YouTube. Lin is also the co-founder of the international crime writing festival Bloody Scotland, which takes place annually in Stirling.
Angela Gallop CBE is one of the world’s most eminent forensic scientists. During a career spanning more than 40 years, she has driven change and transformation within the service, helping to establish the UK at the very pinnacle of forensic science. A specialist in cold-case investigations, Angela has led forensic teams to find vital evidence in many of the UK’s most challenging cases, including the deaths of Stephen Lawrence, Damilola Taylor, Rachel Nickell, Roberto Calvi and many others. In 2015, Angela was awarded a CBE for her services to forensic science. When the Dogs Don’t Bark is her first book.
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