Talks: #thrillerthursday at the globe
3. Guy Fraser-Sampson and Hugh Fraser - 4.00pm. The two are poles apart as crime writers, as they discuss the future of crime fiction and challenges for the detective fiction writer in the 21st century. Chaired by Phil Rickman. Sponsored by The Swan At Hay. Hugh Fraser is best known for playing Captain Hastings in Agatha Christie’s ‘Poirot’ and the Duke of Wellington in ‘Sharpe’. His films include Patriot Games, 101 Dalmatians, The Draughtsman’s Contract and Clint Eastwood’s Firefox and much more! Guy Fraser-Simpson is an established writer, previously best known for his 'Mapp and Lucia' novels, which have been featured on BBC Radio 4 and optioned by BBC television. His first three books of detective fiction, Death in Profile, Miss Christie Regrets and A Whiff of Cyanide, have drawn high praise from fellow crime writers as well as from readers on both sides of the Atlantic. Book 4, A Death in the Night, has just been published by Urbane Publications.
Presented by Sahiba Sethi