The Hedberg Talks
Talks and Ideas

Returning to the Scene...

from Agatha Christie to the Tasmanian Gothic
Sat 15 Jun 2024 5:30 pm
Ian Potter Recital Hall at The Hedberg

This panel discussion charts our fascination with crime writing, its social impacts and ability to highlight current issues in society, with the evolution of the form across media and time.


Debi Marshall | Investigative journalist and author 
Dr Donald Reid | Lecturer in media studies, journalism and communications, UTAS Media School 
Robert Blackwood | Tasmania Police Assistant Commissioner 

Facilitated by Dr Katrina Schlunke
Adjunct Senior Researcher School of Creative Arts and Media CALE

This is a pay what you can event. Registration is essential. 

Associated performance
The Mousetrap
11 - 22 June
Theatre Royal
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The University of Tasmania and the Theatre Royal are proud to present The Hedberg Talks, an ongoing program of ideas and conversations housed in The Hedberg.  

It's a celebration of ideas, thinking and innovation showcasing some of our most challenging, inspiring, and thought-provoking minds, recognising that ideas and words are the seeds of change and growth.  

Theatre Royal and UTAS logos in black on a white background

This is a pay what you can event. 

Registration is essential as seating is limited. 


60 mins 

Patrons' Advice
  • Please be aware that this discussion may have adult themes. 

For wheelchair and accessible seating enquiries, please contact our box office on (03) 6146 3300 or boxoffice@theatreroyal.com.au