Happy Valley a reason to be cheerful for crime writing duo

By Ross Findon

Sunday, May 4, 2014


Happy Valley a reason to be cheerful for crime writing duo

Isle of Wight crime writers Carol and Bob Bridgestock. Picture by Jennifer Burton.

CRIME writers Bob and Carol Bridgestock's latest project has proved a hit with critics and viewers.

The Isle of Wight Couple couple have worked as consultants on new BBC crime series Happy Valley, staring Sarah Lancashire.

Drawing on Bob's experience as a former detective and Carol's time as a civilian in the police force, the couple have penned a series of well-received crime novels, as well as worked on hit crime series Scott and Bailey.

Their latest project, Happy Valley, is due to screen its second episode of six on *Tuesday.

The first episode can be viewed on BBC iPlayer.

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