Greyhound Literary

Scott Hesketh

Scott is an acclaimed BBC investigative journalist and author. His first book was shortlisted for Book of the Year and Best Audiobook at the 2023 True Crime Awards. Judges called Deep Cover: How I Brought Down Britain’s Most Dangerous Gangsters, ‘gritty, pacy’ and ‘an astonishingly gripping memoir – that reads like a Hollywood screenplay, with shades of The Departed.' As a journalist specialising in crime and home affairs, Scott has uncovered stories on child exploitation, prisons, terrorism, the war on drugs and organised crime. He produced the second series of the award-winning Gangster podcast and a series of documentaries for BBC Radio 4’s File on 4. He has also worked extensively for national newspapers and was the Crime Editor for Express Newspapers.