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The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 3-12 October 2014

25th August 2014

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival attracts hundreds of the world’s leading authors, journalists, comedians, politicians, actors, broadcasters and more. Big names appearing in our special series of events Dead Good Crime Fiction include The Sunday Times columnist and author India Knight as well as authors Val McDermid, Ruth Rendell, Kate Mosse and Henry Sutton. Moreover, Sophie Hannah, author of the new Poirot novel The Monogram Murders, Agatha Christie’s grandson Mathew Prichard and curator of the Agatha Christie estate John Curran will talk about one of the greatest crime novelists of all time and her well-known Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

Taking place over ten days in Regency Cheltenham’s beautiful Imperial Square and Montpellier Gardens, the Festival hosts a range of talks, workshops, debates that aim to inspire, challenge, surprise and entertain. The spectacular Spiegeltent once again showcases a decadent selection of unique events and the Festival also offers a brilliant Book It! family programme, which boasts around 100 children’s events designed to celebrate story telling in all its forms.

Tickets go on sale to the public from 12noon, Monday 1 September

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