‘Who would play the main character in my book? My agent will kill me for this, but I adore Millie Bobby Brown’

Triona Campbell, author and TV producer, on always looking for the positives and how the smell of wild river mint brings back memories of her childhood

Triona Campbell has just published a young adult novel, A Game of Life or Death, after signing a three-book deal with Scholastic UK

The black and white films of Alfred Hitchcock and Orson Welles inspired Triona Campbell to follow her passion for telling stories rather than her parents’ advice. “They wanted me to do medicine, but eventually they caved,” she says. “I began my career producing television for young audiences.”

Campbell was nominated for her work on Gamer Mode, a TV series about video games for RTÉ, and is a former EU Ambassador for female entrepreneurs and a ...