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David Torrance

David Torrance

David Torrance was born and brought up in Edinburgh and educated at Leith Academy, the University of Aberdeen and Cardiff University’s School of Journalism. He began his journalistic career on the Edinburgh Evening News as a reporter before moving into television to present and produce The Week In Politics for Grampian and Scottish TV and becoming Parliamentary Aide to the Shadow Scottish Secretary David Mundell at the House of Commons.

His first book, The Scottish Secretaries, was published by Birlinn to critical acclaim in 2006; his second, George Younger: A Life Well Lived, followed in 2008, while his third, ‘We in Scotland’ – Thatcherism in a Cold Climate, was published in 2009. In 2010 David published an unauthorised biography of the Scottish First Minister, Salmond: Against the Odds (Birlinn, updated with a paperback edition in 2011), and Inside Edinburgh: Discovering the Classic Interiors of Edinburgh (Birlinn).

David divides his time between Edinburgh and London and works as a writer, journalist and broadcaster, regularly appearing on BBC Radio Scotland and BBC television, as well as supplying obituaries to the Herald and commentary for the Scotsman, The Times and several websites. For more information on David and his books, go to davidtorrance.com.

 

 

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