Programme 2022

9.30  Registration

9.55 Opening Panel: Moira Redmond/Chrissie Poulson/Dolores Gordon Smith discuss ‘The Female Detective’

10.30 Jake Kerridge considers Margery Allingham: The Dickens of Detective Fiction.

11.00 Moira Redmond looks at the Detective Fiction of Dorothy Bowers  

11.30 Coffee

12.00 Party of One: Tony Medawar considers the life and legacy of Nicholas Blake

12.30 Martin Edwards and Chrissie Poulson on The Life of Crime, Martin’s new book

1 – 2 Lunch

2.00 Play 

2.30 David Brawn on The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Publishing GA

3.00 Caroline Crampton introduces Japanese Honkaku detective fiction

3.30 Coffee

4.00 John Curran looks at The Other Queen of Crime: Ellery Queen

4.30 Dolores Gordon Smith examines R. Austin Freeman and Detective Fiction

5.00 – 5.30 Closing Panel

The organisers reserve the right to amend the programme if necessary due to force of circumstances.