News Bulletin 222

“You have probably never heard of Professor Moriarty?” said he. “Never.”*

New! Moriarty Book Launch

Anthony Horowitz in conversation with Alex Kane in Belfast

Anthony Horowitz will be in Belfast on Thursday 18 November to launch his new Moriarty novel.

The best-selling author and screenwriter will be in conversation with columnist and commentator Alex Kane (and for anyone who didn’t already know, Alex is also a Sherlock Holmes buff and Commodore of The Crew).

The event is scheduled for Thursday evening 18 November 2014 from 7.00 – 8.30pm at the Great Hall, Queen’s University, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN.

Tickets for this event are £5 each, also entitling you to discount off copies of Moriarty.

Tickets are available directly from the event organisers, No Alibis Bookstore (No Alibis is Northern Ireland’s only specialist crime bookstore), 83 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JL. You can also obtain tickets over the phone by calling 028 90319601 or by emailing,or from the No Alibis website using the Pay Pal button. If using Pay Pal, you’ll need to print out the receipt as this will serve as your ticket.


“The man pervades London”*…also Leeds, Birmingham and Edinburgh

Coming up later this month, ahead of Belfast, Moriarty book launches will be taking place in Leeds (21st October), Birmingham (22nd), London x 2 (23rd), Edinburgh x 2 (24th) and the Museum of London (27th).

Details of the venues, times and how to book (including Belfast) are here.

For more about the new novel, try Anthony Horowitz’s official website.


Sherlock Saturdays

Starting this Saturday 18 October 2014

6am, 4pm and 4am (Sun. 19th) on BBC Radio4 Extra

Robert Powell and Dinsdale Landen star in a dramatisation by Michael Hardwick of ‘A Study in Scarlet’ from December 1974. This sets the wheels in motion for a Season of Sherlock Holmes plays and documentaries every Saturday for the next month. Radio4 Extra’s Sherlock Season ties-in with the opening of the new Sherlock Holmes Exhibition at the Museum of London and runs until 15 November.