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

journalism

Originally published in The Telegraph
Fri, March 23, 2012

Anthony Horowitz, the novelist and screenwriter, chooses six villainous dinner companions from the past.I’ve always imagined that it would be fun to assemble some of history’s worst villains. At least the conversation would be lively. So here...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, March 06, 2012

In this age of austerity, the return of Foyle's War couldn't be more timely.Foyle’s War is back. At last, I’m officially allowed to say it. We’re doing three more episodes for ITV, to be aired in 2013....

Originally Published in The Guardian
Mon, February 27, 2012

The title of this talk is, "Do We Need Publishers Any More?". I was going to call it "Thank Christ We Don't Need Bloody Publishers Any More" – but I felt that sounded too partisan.Relationships between writers and publishers are...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sun, February 12, 2012

Research for his latest novel took Anthony Horowitz deep into the Antarctic Circle to immerse himself in one of the last great wildernesses on earth.That really was one of the most spectacular and exhilarating hours of my life. I...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Tue, February 07, 2012

I am exhausted, frazzled, dirty, stressed out and jet-lagged. Obviously I’ve just come back from holiday.Why do airports have to be such horrible places? I flew into Heathrow’s Terminal 5, which has been brilliantly designed to ensure that...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sun, January 08, 2012

The black telephone box and other Clerkenwell mysteries.Enid Blyton had a knack of spinning a mystery out of a seemingly inconsequential event. So, for example, a midnight delivery to the local grocery shop might well lead to a gang...

Originally published in The Daily Mail
Fri, December 02, 2011

This is a picture of me taken at Rugby School when I was about 15. By then, I was just beginning to get used to the place – and finally putting the memories of my hated prep school behind me. My first...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sat, October 29, 2011

The prolific author explains the enduring appeal of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson and why he has dares to write a new Baker Street storyCan you name the author of the following books: Micah Clarke, The Starke Monroe Letters, Sir...