Author of Alex Rider, Foyle's War, Sherlock Holmes, TV and film writer, occasional journalist.

journalism

Originally published in The Spectator
Sat, December 13, 2014

Coming in from the pouring rain, I make my way to the office on the eighth floor of City Hall. With its curving windows, many books and bust of Pericles tucked away in a corner, it reminds me both of...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sat, October 18, 2014

What makes Moriarty the best villain ever, asks Anthony Horowitz?“He is the Napoleon of Crime, Watson. He is the organizer of half that is evil and of nearly all that is undetected in this great city. He is a...

Originally published in The Spectator
Sat, July 19, 2014

I’ve written a comedy about Iraq. Theatre producers please form an orderly queueI have written a play, but a month after it was sent to half a dozen theatres, I have heard nothing. Either they’re being slow or...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, May 27, 2014

While Britain is moving air travel in to the 21st century, across the Atlantic they seem to be challenging us not to come, says Anthony Horowitz.Having recently returned from the US, I feel obliged to offer a few thoughts...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sun, April 27, 2014

The Northern Lights - when they appear - can be one of the greatest experiences in travel. Anthony Horowitz found the hunt a disappointment but Teresa Machan struck lucky.'How would you like to see the Northern Lights?” the editor...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, April 22, 2014

In Crete, Anthony Horowitz has an unforgettable Easter experience among chanting priests and a raki-fuelled congregation.I am not very religious, but I have come to realise that there is more to Easter than traffic jams on the M4 and...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, April 08, 2014

In his monthly column, Anthony Horowitz ponders the value of chipping in on debates.I found myself in the news twice in one week and both times I wondered what I was doing there. First off, I was on the...