Theresa Talbot

Author and Broadcaster

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A gripping psychological drama based on the real life events surrounding the closure of Glasgow's Magdalene Institution.  

"A brilliant debut from a writer who spins an unputdownable tale"  Denise Mina, twice winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.

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Theresa is delighted to announce she is now a member of the board at Tidelines - North Ayrshire's Book Festival. This festival is still in its infancy yet can boast headline names such as Christopher Brookmyre & Denise Mina. Support your local book fest!   

Theresa Talbot freelance writer, journalist and radio presenter. Best known as the voice of  BBC Radio Scotland's  Traffic & Travel and as the former presenter of The Beechgrove Potting Shed. 

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A joyful, hilarious memoir from one of BBC Radio Scotland’s best known voices. Theresa reveals how she stole a milk float as a child,  tried her hand at numerous occupations from bank clerk to Pepsi Challenge girl, and how an eaves dropped conversation on the 66 bus led her to a career in broadcasting. 


As a radio broadcaster and professional journalist Theresa is often asked to chair at media & literary events - interviewing world renowned novelist David Mitchell,   author of '"Cloud Atlas" , Nick Frost, Peter May and Jeffery Deaver to name but a few. She's also a regular at Aye Write, Bloody Scotland and Tidelines literary festivals.... read more

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