Day two of Noirwich Crime Writing Festival  2016 started with author, comedian and Fast Show actor Charlie Higson in conversation with UEA’s Professor Matthew Woodcock on James Bond.

Their discussion touched on Higson’s studies at UEA, his approach to writing 007 and how it feels to follow in the footsteps of Ian Fleming.

About Charlie Higson

Charlie Higson is the author of the phenomenally successful Young Bond series, which has sold over a million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 24 different languages. He’s also the author of bestselling zombie-adventure series for teenagers, The Enemy, and has written four adult thrillers: King of the Ants (1992),Happy Now (1993), Full Whack (1995) and Getting Rid of Mr Kitchen (1996). He has worked for radio and also as a TV actor, with successes including Saturday Live, the Harry Enfield Television Programme, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Shooting Stars, Randall and Hopkirk Deceased, the film Suite 16, Swiss Toni and of course, the Fast ShowWebsite