The largest and most prestigious celebration of crime fiction starts tomorrow.
Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival 2021 is starting tomorrow (22nd July) and running until 25th July.
The Festival Programme Chair, Ian Rankin OBE will be in attendance. He, along with some of the other biggest authors in crime fiction will be discussing topics including the future of crime writing from the rise of cutting edge science to the demise of the Police Procedural.
Special guests include Richard Osman, Elly Griffiths, Mark Billingham and CL Taylor.
Events include The Pleasures and Pitfalls of the Short Story, Planners Vs Pantsters and a Late Night Quiz with Val McDermid and Mark Billingham.
The winner of the Theakston Old Peculier crime novel of the year will also be announced on opening night of the fesitval.
For more details on events, guests, tickets and COVID-19 safety measures, visit: https://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com.
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