Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble
with Sara Sheridan, Claire Mitchell and Zoe Vendetozzi discussing the injustices of the Scottish Witch Trials
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Sara Sheridan is a writer and activist who is interested particularly in female history. She has written more than 20 books.
An occasional journalist, Sara has reported for BBC Radio 4's From Our Own Correspondent and on ‘being a lady’ for Women’s Hour. In 2019 Sara re mapped Scotland according to women’s history for Historic Environment Scotland – the resulting book Where are the Women was listed as one of the David Hume Institute’s Books of the year 2019. In it, she imagined several monuments to the witches.
Zoe Venditozzi was born in 1975 and grew up in a small village in North East Fife. She graduated with an honours degree in English from the University of Glasgow and has an Mlitt in Creative Writing from the University of Dundee. Zoe’s novel 'Anywhere’s Better Than Here' was published in October 2012 by Sandstone Press. She’s currently working on a book about a neurotic new mum and a psychic teenager and she’s also putting together a short story collection.
Claire Mitchell called at the Bar in 2003, having been a solicitor in private practice since 1996.
She has been instructed in many first instance trials over the past 10 years. She has built up a strong Appeal Court practice, with an emphasis on constitutional, human rights and sentencing questions. She has attended the Privy Council and Supreme Court on a number of occasions in relation to cases of general public importance to the law of Scotland.