Richard Osman, bestselling novelist of The Thursday Murder Club series and king of British television trivia, makes his first Australian appearance in this special event at Sydney Town Hall.  

The beloved murder mystery series has gripped readers worldwide – soaring to success as an international bestseller with over 10 million copies sold worldwide.

Richard talks about the fourth book in the series, The Last Devil to Die, and the antics that await the unlikely crime-fighting friends of Coopers Chase retirement village. In setting out to solve the murder of an antiques dealer, the gang encounters art forgers, online fraudsters, drug dealers, and heartaches close to home. Richard discusses his career as a leading television producer and presenter, what drew him to writing crime novels, and the upcoming screen adaptation of The Thursday Murder Club helmed by Steven Spielberg.

This will be a thrilling conversation for fans of murder, mystery and more!

Presented in partnership with BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival. 

This event is Auslan interpreted. To book an Auslan interpreted ticket please email

Richard Osman (International)

Richard Osman

Richard Osman is a UK author, producer and television presenter. His first three novels, The Thursday Murder Club, The Man Who Died Twice and The Bullet That Missed were multi-million-copy record-breaking bestsellers around the world. The Last Devil to Die is his fourth book. He lives in London with his wife, Ingrid, and their cat Liesl.

Ann Mossop (Australian)

Ann Mossop

Ann Mossop is Sydney Writers’ Festival Artistic Director. Throughout her career she has been involved with important initiatives to bring the work of writers and thinkers to broader audiences. Previous roles include Director of the Centre for Ideas at UNSW Sydney and Head of Talks and Ideas at Sydney Opera House, where she established the Opera House’s extensive talks and ideas program and led key projects such as the Festival of Dangerous Ideas and the All About Women Festival.