Knight, Bernard

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KNIGHT, Bernard

KNIGHT, Bernard. Also writes as Bernard Picton. Welsh, b. 1931. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Plays/Screenplays, Medicine/Health. Career: University of London, lecturer in forensic medicine, 1959-62; University of Wales, College of Medicine, lecturer, 1962-65, sr. lecturer, 1965-76, reader, 1976, professor and consultant in forensic pathology, 1989-96; University of Newcastle, sr. lecturer in forensic pathology, 1965-68. Medicine, Science and the Law, medical editor, 1960-63; Forensic Science International, editor, 1984-93. Crime Writer's Association Silver Dagger Award (non-fiction), adjudicator, 1999-2004. Publications: Murder, Suicide or Accident, 1971; Lion Rampant, 1972; Deg Y Dragwyddoldeb, 1972; Legal Aspects of Medical Practice, 1972, 5th ed., 1991; In the Dead, Behold the Quick (TV series), 1973; Edyfyn Brau, 1973; Autopsy 1977; Madoc, Prince of America, 1977; Discovering the Human Body, 1980; Forensic Radiology, 1981; Lawyer's Guide to Forensic Medicine, 1982, rev. ed., 1998; Sudden Death in Infancy, 1983; Coroner's Autopsy, 1983; Post-Mortem Technicians Handbook, 1984; Pocket Guide to Forensic Medicine, 1985; Forensic Medicine, 9th ed. (with K. Simpson), 1985, 11th ed., as Simpson's Forensic Medicine, 1997; Forensic Pathology, 1991, 3rd ed., 2004; Forensic Medicine documentary series, "Expert Witness," 1993; S4C TV Series "Dim Cliw," 1994; Crime Fiction Series HTV, "In at the Death," 1995; The Sanctuary Seeker, 1997; The Poisoned Chalice, 1998; Crowner's Quest, 1999; The Awful Secret, 2000; The Tinner's Corpse, 2001; The Grim Reaper, 2002; Fear in the Forest, 2003; Brennan, 2003; The Witch Hunters, 2004. AS BERNARD PICTON: The Lately Deceased, 1963; Thread of Evidence, 1965; Mistress Murder, 1966; Russian Roulette, 1968; Policeman's Progress, 1969; Tiger at Bay, 1970. Address: 26 Millwood, Cardiff CF14 0TL, Wales. Online address: [email protected]