Leonard and Katherine Woolley excavating in the Royal Cemetery of Ur, 1928
Source: By permission of the Trustees of The British Museum
A forum about the world's most famous crime writer and the influence of archaeology on her work.
In this forum, Melbourne crime writer Kerry Greenwood will be part of a panel of speakers examining Agatha Christie’s books, particularly Murder in Mesopotamia. The forum will consider the question: what are the similarities between archaeology and writing crime fiction?
The forum will also feature an on-screen interview with Henrietta McCall from the British Museum, a specialist on Agatha Christie and archaeology.
With a special cameo appearence by Hercule Poirot.