About the Author
Judith Bowers has worked for many years as an archaeologist, and later as a Glasgow historian. She created a children's history series called Scary Scotland, broadcast on STV in 1998 as part of the children's programme Skoosh, for which she wrote and presented seven episodes. She first discovered the building in 1997 and from that moment has made it her mission to bring Britannia Panopticon back to life. In 1998 she assisted in the research and presentation of a documentary on Britannia Panopticon for the series Arteries. She is secretary of the Britannia Music Hall Trust.