The Sinking Admiral - Simon Brett, Janet Laurence, Martin Edwards, Stella Duffy

Simon Brett, Janet Laurence, Martin Edwards and Stella Duffy, members of The Detection Club discuss the Club’s new round robin novel, The Sinking Admiral, pre-publication copies of which were on sale exclusively to attendees at the conference.

Tony Medawar (2)

Tony Medawar talks on Anthony Berkeley.

Jennifer Morag Henderson

Jennifer Morag Henderson, author of the new biography of Josephine Tey, talks about the author and playwright.

Len Tyler

L. C. Tyler proposes Philip MacDonald for posthumous election to The Detection Club.

Susan Moody 3

Susan Moody puts the alternative case for the election of Georgette Heyer.

Votes for Georgette Heyer 2

The audience votes in favour of Georgette Heyer.

Martin Edwards, Rob Davies 3

Martin Edwards and Rob Davies discuss the British Library’s republication of Golden Age Detective Fiction.

Stella Duffy

Stella Duffy, newly appointed OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, talks about Theatricality in the works of Ngaio Marsh.

John Curran

John Curran talks about the Collins Crime Club publications.

Barry Pike

Barry Pike spoke on H. C. Bailey.

Dolores Gordon Smith

Dolores Gordon Smith who managed to reference heavy metal band Iron Maiden in her talk on G. K. Chesterton. Adaptations Panel

The speakers introduce their favourite (and least favourite) adaptations of Golden Age Detective novels, with some controversial choices!

Dumb Witnesses 4

“The Dumb Witnesses” – winners of the Margery Allingham Sleuth’s Corner competition announced at the close of the conference.