Oxford Literary Festival 2012: Crime-related, favourites and events of note

This year’s festival’s events are now live on the site.  Here’s the crime and thriller end of the scale (click on link for individual event):

Anthony Horowitz talks to Peter Kemp
The House of Silk: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure

12:30pm | Saturday 31 March
Tickets: £10 – £25  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Sheldonian Theatre

[Younger Audience] Caroline Lawrence
Historical Detective: Roman Mysteries and Western Mysteries

Age 9+  2:00pm | Sunday 25 March
Tickets: £5  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Corpus Christi College

[Younger Audience] Charlie Higson and Frank Cottrell Boyce
Chitty and Bond: An Ian Fleming Celebration

Age 8+  4:00pm | Saturday 24 March
Tickets: £6  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Hall

Mark Billingham and Christopher Priest.  Chaired by Christian House – But is it Literature?
4:00pm | Tuesday 27 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Blue Boar

Donna Leon talks to Janet Beer – Beastly Things and a Life of Crime Writing
12:00pm | Tuesday 27 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

Donna Leon and Joanne Harris.  Chaired by Jessica Harris – Food in Fiction
4:00pm | Monday 26 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

Ian Rankin – The Impossible Dead
6:30pm | Tuesday 27 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

Jonathan Freedland/Sam Bourne – Pantheon
6:30pm | Monday 26 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Festival Room 2

Katy Darby and Kate Williams
Bringing the Past to Life: The Whore’s Asylum and The Pleasures of Men

10:00am | Sunday 25 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

P D James talks to Peter Kemp – Death Comes to Pemberley and a Passion for Jane Austen
10:00am | Thursday 29 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

Robert Harris talks to Peter Kemp – The Fear Index
4:00pm | Saturday 31 March
Tickets: £10 – £25  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Sheldonian Theatre

Simon Brett and Sophie Hannah – Murder Mystery: Bloodbath or Brainteaser?
12:00pm | Saturday 31 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

William Boyd – Waiting for Sunrise
6:00pm | Saturday 31 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

And some events of note/festival favourites:

Diana Athill and Joan Bakewell – A Life Fully Lived
12:00pm | Friday 30 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

Jeremy Paxman – Empire: What Ruling the World Did to the British
2:00pm | Friday 30 March
Tickets: £10  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Christ Church: Master’s Garden Marquee

Vikram Seth – The Chancellor’s Lecture: The Rivered Earth
5:30pm | Tuesday 27 March
Tickets: £15 – £50  Duration: 1 Hour  Venue: Sheldonian Theatre

And loads on Dickens, get it all here…