Why did Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot and Inspector Morse have to die? And has Rebus really gone for ever? Fiona Lindsay visits the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival and cross-examines famous authors who have killed off their most popular creations. (1 x 28′)
First broadcast September 2010 BBC Radio 4
Contributors include: Ian Rankin, Colin Dexter, Joanne Harris, Laura Thompson, David Stuart Davies and Roger Llewellyn.
Readings by Andy Turvey
Producer Chris Eldon Lee
Radio Choice: The Radio Times, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Times, The Independent
Radio 4 Pick of the Week