Programme 2018

9.55   Welcome
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 Stephen Durbridge, David Brawn and Melvyn Barnes

12.20 The Excellent Richard Hull
Martin Edwards

12.50 Lunch

1.50   Radio Play

2.20   The Life and Works of Christianna Brand
Tony Medawar

2.50   The Changing Image of the Golden Age 
Simon Brett and Len Tyler

3.20   Michael Innes and John Appleby
Jake Kerridge

3.50   Coffee

4.10  Why Was it ‘The Body In The Library’?
Dr Jennifer Palmer

4.40  The Queen of Crime Abroad
Dolores Gordon-Smith

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