The Out-Laws

I’ve just finished watching  “The Out-Laws”. Unlike the title suggests this is not a western but a Belgian comedy drama in Dutch with English subtitles. Available as a DVD, this murder mystery started life as a Flemish TV series  called “Clan”. Created by Malin-Sarah Gozin, and produced by the Belgian production house, Caviar,”Clan” first aired  in 2012 on… More The Out-Laws

Fun in Woodford

2016 Woodford Festival A new festival coordinator, Major Paul Holifield, was appointed to coordinate the 2016 Woodford Festival. The event takes place from Saturday 1st to Sunday 9th October 2016 in and around Woodford and environs. It celebrates and showcases the wealth of talent including various local groups, associations and individuals. Events include: Music, Bands, Art, Films, Dance,… More Fun in Woodford

More than a murder mystery in Dickensian London

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The question was – how did he die and who killed him? This drama begins as a murder mystery in Victorian London. It offers a glimpse into the backstories to the characters described in Charles Dickens works.  Dickens created around 989 named characters and many of… More More than a murder mystery in Dickensian London

A Murder at Easter – The Egg and Spoon Race murder mystery

Benedict Egg meets Runcy Spoon Benedict Egg and Runcy Spoon were locked in a vicious battle. Both were rivals in the field of electronic innovation. Both were concerned about the problem of sustainable energy. Both were racing to find a solution. But only one could win The Egg and Spoon Race Benedict Egg with Al… More A Murder at Easter – The Egg and Spoon Race murder mystery

Hallowe’en Party

First published in the UK in  1969 Hallowe’en Party  by Agatha Christie features Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. The mystery novelist Ariadne Oliver attends a Hallowe’en party where teenager Joyce Reynolds  claims that years ago she witnessed a murder. She says that,  as she was so young at the time, she had not realized it was a murder. However no-one believes her and she storms… More Hallowe’en Party