Robert Harris joins Capital Crime line-up

Robert Harris joins Capital Crime line-up

Bestselling author Robert Harris is joining the line-up for David Headley and Adam Hamdy's new London festival Capital Crime.

Taking place at the Grand Connaught Rooms on 26th - 28th September 2019, Harris will join other headliners on the roster previously announced including Peter James and Lynda La Plante.

Headley paid tribute to Harris as "a fascinating speaker and a tremendous addition to the Capital Crime line-up". He said: "We’re delighted to welcome Robert Harris to Capital Crime. Whether he’s writing historical or contemporary political thrillers, the popularity of Robert’s books is a testament to his ability to address universal themes in an intelligent, engaging manner."

Hamdy added: "In addition to being one of Britain’s bestselling authors, Robert Harris is an accomplished screenwriter, non-fiction author and journalist. I’m thrilled that Robert is going to be a special guest at Capital Crime and look forward to what is certain to be an entertaining and thought-provoking appearance."

Harris is the author of 12 novels: the Cicero Trilogy - Imperium, Lustrum and Dictator - Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, The Ghost, The Fear Index, An Officer and a Spy, which won the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, Conclave and most recently, Munich (Hutchinson). Several of his books have been filmed, including The Ghost, which was directed by Roman Polanski, and the Cicero trilogy was last year made into a stage production directed by Royal Shakespeare Company.

Tickets for Capital Crime are available at www.capitalcrime.org.