Morecambe Winter Gardens : 29th & 30th September 2018
Our second festival was the year of the hidden talent with fire eating, cocktail making and artistry being revealed as some of the many hidden talents our guests possessed it was also the first year of our Eric Awards.
Smarter than the average bear.
Sgt Adie Knowles & Hannah Robinson discuss 'Inspector Ted' - a local childrens book raising money for Unique Kidz.
The Northern Invasion
sponsored by The Midland
Writers from the North unite in discussion.
Nick Oldham, Robert Parker,
Ruth Sutton & Roz Watkins.
Participating Moderator: MW Craven
Court in the Act
Lawyers turned authors discuss their influences and experiences.
Adam Hamdy, Alex McBride & Tony Kent.
Participating Moderator: Neil White
Frances Brody, Sue Welfare,
James Swallow & CJ Skuse
discuss working in more than one genre.
Participating Moderator: Elly Griffiths
Crime is Crime
sponsored by Lancashire LGBT
Mari Hannah, Sarah Hilary,
Jake Arnott & Alex Reeve
discuss LGBT themes in crime fiction.
Participating Moderator: Paul Burston
Worth a Thousand Words
Bryan Talbot, John Dunning & Sean Phillips discuss crime in Graphic Novels and comics.
Moderator: Stephen Gallagher
sponsored by Scott & Wilkinson Chartered Accountants
Sam Blake, Sam Eades, Angela McMahon & Ellen Gallagher all work in publishing or promotion and are here to discuss tricks of the trade.
Moderator: William Shaw
Members of the popular 'Crime Writing Masterclass' David Mark, Kate Bendelow & Neil White are here to help you plan the perfect crime.
Participating Moderator: Graham Bartlett
Music to Die For
sponsored by Oakdale International
Alan Parks, Joe Thomas & William Shaw discuss how music and their life in the industry has inspired their work.
Moderator: Nick Quantrill
Agatha Christie on the Stage
sponsored by After Dark Murder Mystery Events
Award-winning producer Julius Green discusses Agatha Christie's theatrical career with Ben Cooper-Muir
From Page to Screen
sponsored by JG's Burrito Bar & Escape Rooms
Simon Booker, Charles Harris,
Paul Finch & MJ Arlidge
talk about their dual lives as both authors and screenwriters.
Participating Moderator: Stephen Gallagher
If I Were Not Upon the Stage
Robert Daws & Hugh Fraser discuss how life treading the boards has influenced their work.
Participating Moderator: Martyn Waites
The screenwriter and playwright discusses his brand new television series 'The Bay' that is being set & filmed in Morecambe.