Festival events
Wednesday June 25

Creating Credible Villains

Writing Workshop with Margaret Murphy

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
5.00pm to 6.30pm
£15 (£13) - includes admission to Murder Squad evening. (Workshop limit 20)

This is a Workshop for both beginners and more experienced writers. Beginning with a visual image, you will discover the nuances, background and thought processes of your character, leading to the development of a credible villain. With examples from crime fiction, you will explore various methods of introducing and developing character - from the cameo to integrated description, action and dialogue.

Scenes of Crime

Murder Squad

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
7.30pm (to 9.15pm approx)
£7 (£5)

From the wilds of Northumbria to the mean streets of Manchester and Merseyside ... Ann Cleeves, Martin Edwards, Margaret Murphy and Cath Staincliffe talk about landscapes that inspire their fiction, and read from their latest books.

'The Lover' by Harold Pinter

performed by Antic Mind

Little Theatre, Holme Street, Hebden Bridge
10.00pm (to 10.45pm approx)
£5 (£4)

Antic Mind present Pinter's disturbing play which questions the boundary between reality and fantasy. Suburbanites Sara and Richard have a bizarre 'sexual arrangement' - but is the lover really who he appears to be?