The programme this year will be the usual mix of discussion panels and lectures with plenty of opportunity for attendees to question the speakers.
Martin Edwards – President of the Detection Club
10.10 The Continuing Popularity of The Golden Age
Martin Edwards, Len Tyler, Seona Ford and Jake Kerridge
10.50 Open Verdict: The life and work of Miles Burton/John Rhode
11.20 Coffee Break
11.40 Lois Austen-Leigh’s The Incredible Crime
Professor Kirsten Saxton
12.10 Clues and Corpses
Dr John Curran
12.40 The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books
2.10 Radio Play
2.40 Neglected Queens of Crime: Ethel Lina White and Elizabeth Daly
Christine Poulson and Sarah Ward (Moderator: Jake Kerridge)
3.20 Murder and Music in the life and work of Edmund Crispin
Dr David Whittle
4.15 Ronald Knox: Father of the ‘Detective Decalogue’
4.45 Desert Island Golden Age book
The conference will be followed immediately by:
5.30 CWA Dagger In The Library Award
5.40 CWA Wine Reception – to which all conference attendees are invited.
Usual caveat: The above timings and content are for guidance only and may be subject to change due to force of circumstances.