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Gary Powell

Speaker Topics

History, General Interest, Other

Locations Covered​

East of England


£75 - £150


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Profile Bio

Gary has been a public speaker for ten years. He is a former London detective and retired after 33 years service which included service on murder and anti- terrorism squads.
He is a published author of mainly true crime with his first crime fiction novel about to be published in the near future and is a member of the Crime Writers Association.
He is also a qualified St Paul's Cathedral guide which is the subject of one of his talks.
Gary is a much sort after speaker in the East of England and always finds humour in the worst of stories. He enjoys engaging with an audience and encourages their participation; on one of the talks the audience is asked to take their seat on an Old Bailey jury in 1870.

Talk Description

Death in Disguise: The Chelsea Murders 1870

As a member of a Victorian Old Bailey jury - the life of a man accused of a horrific double murder is in your hands. Guilty or Not Guilty - you decide. An extraordinary true story with a twist.

Other Talks

A Coppers Guide to the Dark Secrets of London's Squares.
Murder, Mayhem, and Terror with a few laughs.

St Paul's Cathedral - An Unusual Guide.
Stories and Scandal not part of the normal tourist trail

Cases That Made British Criminal History.
A few interesting criminal 'firsts'.
The first cases using fingerprints and DNA. The first female barristers and many others.

New for 2024.
The Suffragettes: Freedom Fighters or Terrorists?

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