Character Assassins


caWhy 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

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