We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Durham University

Internal Communications
  • Need to know

    Need to know
  • Latest news

    Latest news
  • Events and Activities

    Events and Activities
  • Lectures and Seminars

    Lectures and Seminars

Behind the Crime Scene: the importance of research in crime fiction

(13 February 2019)

This talk, given by award winning Crime fiction writer Mari Hannah, will be held in the Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College at 6pm on Monday, 25 February. It will be followed by a drinks reception where copies of Mari Hannah's books will be available to buy. This event is free and open to all. For more information, please email

Mari Hannah, scriptwriter and author, is based in Northumberland. Her awards include: the Polari Prize, a Northern Writers’ Award and the CWA Dagger in the Library 2017 for her body of work. Her acclaimed Kate Daniels series is in development with Stephen Fry's production company, Sprout Pictures. Mari is reader-in-residence for Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival and the 2019 festival chair. Her latest title The Insider is the second in a series featuring DCI David Stone & DS Frankie Oliver.

Have something to include?

Please liaise with the designated contact for your department or college. For further guidance, email

Get in touch