Hilary is proud to support 

World In Need

Changing attitudes through Education and Development.

Supporting the Children’s Feeding Programme through World In Need linked schools. £5 a month gives three children a good meal every day in places such as Kenya, Uganda and India.

No child’s future should be stolen by hunger. 


HILARY MACKELDEN is a British writer. She has written 34 full length stage scripts, eight screenplays and many short sketches.

As Caitlyn Callery, Hilary has written two Regency Romances in the Hadlow series, and a dark short story.

She has recently finished “A Good Man”, the third novel in the Hadlow series.

Next project is a pantomime version of “Beauty and the Beast”.

Hilary also writes a weekly column in the Kent and Sussex Courier.

Read her blog here

Born in Coventry, she has lived all her adult life in Crowborough, Sussex.



Volunteers is to be performed at Wadhurst, Sussex, 22nd to 24th October 2015. Tickets on sale now at Southern Cross Travel Agency in Wadhurst High Street, or online at ticketsource.co.uk/wadhurstdramatics/

If you are performing one of Hilary’s plays, let us know and we will give your production a mention.


 The Bankrupt Viscount by Caitlyn Callery was a contender for the 2015 Joan Hessayon Award at the Romantic Novelists Association. The award winner was announced on May 21st 2015.

Congratulations to Brigid Coady, whose novel, “No-one wants to be Miss Haversham” was the winner.



“The Bankrupt Viscount” by Caitlyn Callery was one of the four finalists in the Historical Romance category of the EPIC e-book awards 2015.

Congratulations to Sarah Hegger, whose book “The Bride Gift” won the award.

Thank you to all who voted for “The Bankrupt Viscount” in the Preditors and Editors Readers Poll 2015, and especially to those who left such kind comments. Read them on the What Others Say page.

Museitup Publishing will shortly publish two more books by Caitlyn Callery. “Incognito” is the second in the Regency Romance series, “Hadlow”, and “The Last Word” is a dark short story. Watch this space for more details.

You can see a complete list of my stage plays at Hilary Mackelden

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