Programme 2021

1.30pm Introduction and Welcome: Jake Kerridge

1.35pm Opening Panel: Martin Edwards, Alison Joseph and Kate Ellis discuss  HowdunitA Masterclass in Crime Writing by The Detection Club

2.05pm Martin Edwards and Christine Poulson assess Anthony and Peter Shaffer


2.45pm Jim Noy considers From Holmes to Hammer: A Hierarchy of Detection

3.15pm Moira Redmond and Len Tyler examine The Great Gladys (Mitchell)


3.55pm Mark Green looks at Fogginess: A comparison of the writing styles of the four Queens of Crime

4.25pm Steve Barge and Kate Jackson consider The Resurrection of Brian Flynn


5.05pm Curtis Evans uncovers The Many Faces of Patrick Quentin, Q. Patrick and Jonathan Stagge

5.35pm Closing panel with Jake Kerridge: Does Every Great Detective Need a Watson?

The organisers reserve the right to change the programme and timings.