£8 (concessions from £6)
2pm, Saturday 16 September
Norwich Arts Centre
Blending fact and fiction, Anthony Horowitz’s latest book, The Word is Murder, puts himself at the centre of the investigation as he partners with disgraced detective Daniel Hawthorne to solve a bizarre murder. Anthony has written over forty novels, is the creator of the phenomenally successful Alex Rider series and has worked on TV shows including Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War.
Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK – juggling writing books, TV series, films, plays and journalism. Anthony has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider, which is estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. Anthony is also an acclaimed writer for adults: including two new Sherlock Holmes novels; The House of Silk (2011) and Moriarty (2014), a continuation James Bond novel; Trigger Mortis (2015), and his latest standalone novel, Magpie Murders (2016). 2017 will see the release of The Word is Murder, the first of a series of detective novels. He is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK’s most beloved and successful television series’, producing the first seven episodes of Midsomer Murders and writing and creating the award-winning drama series Foyle’s War.
Anthony regularly contributes to a wide variety of national newspapers and magazines on subjects ranging from politics to education and is on the board of the Old Vic Theatre. He has been a patron to East Anglia Children’s Hospices and the anti-bullying charity, Kidscape, since 2008. In 2014, he was awarded an OBE for his services to literature. www.anthonyhorowitz.com