Now in its fourth year, London’s only author-led, boutique crime festival opens its doors to women and men with a packed programme – old favourites and new discoveries from fiction and TV drama, and many festival firsts, plus world experts in policing, forensics and criminology.
Exclusive early bird day tickets go on sale at £65 (plus booking fee) on 1 January 2020. Early bird tickets are available only to Killer Women Club members. Anyone can join the club for free here. Full price tickets will be available to all from 1 February 2020 for £75 (plus booking fee).
PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE
Registration & Read the Sunday Papers
JUSTICE ON TRIAL
Michael Fuller, Alison Levitt QC & Dame Vera Baird
Chaired by N.J. Cooper
PEAKY BLINDERS TO COUNTY LINES: GANGS
Professor Carl Chinn, Tracey Miller and Jason Farrell
MY FIRST MURDER: WRITING CRIME FOR KIDS
Elly Griffiths, Holly Jackson, Robin Stevens and Karen M McManus
Chaired by Laura Wilson
ANN CLEEVES IN CONVERSATION
Rebecca Wait, Lucy Foley, Mel McGrath and Marnie Riches
Chaired by William Shaw
DRINKING THE KOOL AID: CULTS
Louise Jensen, Alex Marwood, Will Carver and Lisa Jewell
Chaired by Claire McGlasson
Coffee and cookies with Helen Monks Takhar, author of sensational summer debut ‘Precious You’
K9: LIVE POLICE DOG DEMONSTRATION
Hosted by Kate Medina
FACT TO FICTION: TRUE CRIME ON TV
Sponsored by All3Media
SECRETS & LIES
Erin Kelly, Dorothy Koomson, Kia Abdullah and Trisha Saklecha
Chaired by Julia Crouch
PSYCHOPATHS: MAD OR BAD?
Professor David Wilson, Dr Shubulade Smith and Kerry Daynes.
Chaired by Sharon Bolton
Bella Ellis, Trevor Wood, Russ Thomas and Kate Bradley
Chaired by Sarah Hilary
GETTING AN EARFUL: AUDIO CRIME
THE FORENSIC FRONT LINE
Professor Angela Gallop interviewed by Lin Anderson
BANGED UP: IS PRISON WORKING?
Carl Cattermole, Michaela Booth
Chaired by Simon Booker
CRITICAL INCIDENT TRAINING
THE NUTSHELL CHALLENGE
KILLER WOMEN MENTORING SCHEME
Showcasing Kahlia Bakosi, Louise Cannon, Laura Mace and Veena Muthuraman
DRINKS PARTY SPONSORED BY SIMON AND SCHUSTER
The Killer Women Festival of Crime Writing & Drama is supported by Natixis Investment Managers.
Natixis Investment Managers operates as the holding company for the asset management business of Natixis, a publicly traded global financial services firm.
With assets under management of USD 1,004.5 billion (EUR 921.5 /GBP 815.3 billion), Natixis Investment Managers is ranked among the world’s largest asset management firms. Natixis Investment Managers has more than 20 affiliated investment managers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. These affiliated investment managers are supported by a global distribution network. Through its Active Thinking® approach, Natixis Investment Managers focuses on delivering proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. The affiliate investment managers retain full control of their investment decisions, investment philosophies and day-to-day operations.
 Source Natixis Investment Managers – Data as of September 30, 2019
2 Source: Cerulli Quantitative Update – Global Markets 2018 ranked Natixis Investment as the 16th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2017
KILLER WOMEN CRIME CLUB
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