Words Weekend 2019

Fiona Barton, Linda Green, Harriet Tyce: Writing Thrillers


Part of Words Weekend 2019

Price inclusive of 9% booking fee


An evening with three of the best psychological thriller writers in the country. Harriet Tyce’s debut “Blood Orange” is a heart pounding legal drama that became an instant word of mouth success. Fiona Barton followed her successful debut “The Widow” with “The Child” & more recently “The Suspect” – all have topped the best seller charts for weeks on end. Linda Green has written nine best sellers in this genre, her most recent being “The Last Thing She Told Me”. Just what is it about twisty psychological plot Iines that has made the genre so popular in the last few years? And what is the key to creating a true “didn’t see that coming!” ending?

More info:

Starting time: 7.30pm
Venue: Barbour Room

As everyone deserves equal access to entertainment, every event in Words Weekend will be accessible. In addition to the gold standard access provision at Sage Gateshead, all events will be BSL interpreted and there will be a roaming interpreter facilitating conversations throughout the venue.

Words Weekend will post a Social Story on their website for anyone who might find new situations difficult and would like to know what to expect from the festival. Sage Gateshead also offer short familiarisation visits.

We request that everyone is tolerant to the needs of other audience members,  some of whom might need to take a break from a space during an event, for example. Lighting will be raised slightly higher than usual, sound levels will be limited at most events and more comfortable seating options will be offered in some spaces.  Please remember that not all disabilities or health conditions are visible. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]