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When the Dogs Don't Bark

6.30pm - 7.30pm: Blake Studio, Norwich School

Talk Headline Event

The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DD

Go behind the police tape and into the mind of a forensic scientist with Prof Angela Gallop

Professor Angela Gallop CBE has been a forensic scientist for more than 40 years. During her career, she has worked on thousands of cases – correcting serious miscarriages of justice and exonerating innocent people. In this gripping talk, Angela will share details of some of her most fascinating and intriguing vases – such as the Yorkshire Ripper, the Stephen Lawrence investigation and the Italian banker, Roberto Calvi, who was found hanging from a bridge in London – and reveals how they were cracked. Both engrossing and horrifying, she will explain the pitfalls and positives of collecting evidence and the presentation of this evidence in court – it is not at all straightforward! Time and time again she proves that if the flags of suspicion aren’t raised - or the dogs don’t bark when they have been expected to - and no one investigates the oddities, vital clues can be overlooked. Success or failure to prosecute or defend hang on this attention to detail. From the crime scene to the courtroom, When the Dogs Don't Bark is the remarkable story of a life spent searching for the truth. 

With book signing.           

Age: 12+
Cost: £8

About Prof Gallop

Angela Gallop CBE is one of the world's most eminent forensic scientists. During a career spanning more than 45 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. Her first book, When the Dogs Don't Bark: A Forensic Scientist's Search for the Truth was published in 2019.