We are delighted to announce the programme for the 2018 Conference.
Once again we have assembled the leading authorities on Golden Age Detective Fiction to provide what promises to be both an informative and entertaining day.
Rebecca Nuotio and Martin Edwards
10.00 Unearthing ‘Bodies from the Library’: Golden Age short-story anthologies
Christine Poulson moderates a discussion with Martin Edwards and Tony Medawar
10.30 The 1930s Crime Files
Dr John Curran
11.00 Ellen Wilkinson: MP and Detective Novelist
Rachel Reeves MP
11.30 Coffee Break
11.50 Francis Durbridge Presents …
Dolores Gordon-Smith moderates a discussion with David Brawn and Melvyn Barnes
12.20 The Excellent Richard Hull
1.50 Radio Play
2.20 The Life and Works of Christianna Brand
2.50 Golden Age non-fiction studies
Simon Brett and Len Tyler
3.20 Michael Innes and John Appleby
4.10 Why Was it ‘The Body In The Library’?
Dr Jennifer Palmer
4.40 The Queen of Crime Abroad
5.10 Desert Island Detective
Nominations by Simon Brett, Martin Edwards, Dolores Gordon-Smith, Jake Kerridge, Tony Medawar, Dr Jennifer Palmer, Christine Poulson and Len Tyler