Robert and Carol Bridgestock write under the name RC Bridgestock. The writing duo’s most recent book When a Killer Strikes is the eighth title in the series featuring the down-to-earth detective DI Jack Dylan. The couple are storyline consultants on BAFTA-winning BBC One police drama Happy Valley and series 3 of ITV’s Scott & Bailey.
Bob Bridgestock was a highly commended detective for 30 years before retiring from West Yorkshire Police as detective superintendent. During his career he led 26 murder investigations and was a trained hostage negotiator dealing with suicide intervention, kidnap terrorism and extortion. As a police civilian supervisor, Carol received a Chief Constable’s Commendation for outstanding work.
The event includes a demonstration by professional makeup artist, Pamela Clare, who will share the techniques she uses in special effects makeup for film and television dramas.