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


Originally published in The Telegraph
Sat, August 27, 2011

In sunny Crete, it's easy to forget this is a country on the brink of economic collapse.Is it acceptable yet to talk about holidays? Being neither a pundit nor a politician (thank God) I had no need to rush...

Originally published in The Guardian
Tue, June 07, 2011

Richard Carpenter taught me how to get into a scene and how to get out of it; about cutting and pace. He was my starting point.Richard Carpenter, writer of Robin of Sherwood, gave me my first job in television....

Originally published in The Guardian
Fri, June 03, 2011

Screenwriter and author set his new drama, Injustice, inside a young offenders institution after visiting many of them.Anthony Horowitz, the screenwriter and bestselling author of the Alex Rider children's books, has criticised policy on young offenders, calling the current...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Sat, May 07, 2011

400 million readers love him. His fellow authors don't. Will Anthony Horowitz fall for the master page-turner's charms?This is almost certainly a mistake. I’m in the middle of my own book tour (the last Alex Rider) when I get...

Originally published in The Telegraph
Thu, March 24, 2011

A change of scenery but no break makes a perfect weekend for author and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz.As a writer, I don’t really have weekends. It’s a seven-days-a-week job, the only difference being that during the week I...