Bridget O’Donnell worked at the BBC for ten years as a producer and director in Documentaries, Crime and Drama. On maternity leave she wrote her first play, Lie Back in Anger, which was produced by the Union Theatre in London. She now writes for the Guardian, Daily Mail and SabotageTimes.com, and continues to work as a freelance director and in television development.
Her first book is a historical true-crime story set in the 1880s about the extraordinary events leading up to the raising of the age of consent. Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand is published by Picador.