About An Audience with Lucy Worsley on Agatha Christie

Following a sell-out tour in 2022, the Queen of History, Lucy Worsley, is heading back out on the road to share stories from the fascinating life of the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie.

For these unique, live illustrated talks, Lucy will present one most elusive and enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. Why did Agatha Christie spend her career pretending that she was 'just' an ordinary housewife, when she clearly wasn’t? Agatha went surfing in Hawaii, she loved fast cars, and she was intrigued by the new science of psychology, which helped her through devastating mental illness. So why-despite all the evidence to the contrary-did she present herself as a retiring Edwardian lady of leisure?

Sharing her research based on the writer’s personal letters and papers, Lucy will uncover the real Agatha Christie–the story of a person who, despite the obstacles of class and gender, became an astonishingly successful working woman.

There will be books on sale on the night.

Booking Info

Free (limited) ticket for Disabled Visitor’s Carers, as per Access Scheme

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Getting here

  • Town Hall
    Victoria Square
    Birmingham
    B3 3DQ
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