Lynda La Plante
A Conversation with Lynda La Plante
After a successful career as an actress, you turned to writing for television, including the Prime Suspect series, and now have a career as a novelist. How does writing books compare with writing for the screen? Do you prefer one over the other?
Writing for television and film is very different from writing a novel. As I am also the producer of my scripts, La Plante Productions...
A Conversation with Lynda La Plante, Author of Silent Scream
1. How is the nature of police work different for men and women, and how does this come into play for Anna Travis? What are your views on the role of women, specifically a young detective like Anna, in such a male-dominated field?
Although the Metropolitan police force remains a male-dominated environment, there have been major steps forwards in removing discrimination between male and female...