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A is for Arsenic a talk by Kathryn Harkup
Fri 9 June 2017, 19:00 – 20:30 BST
No one has used more poisons, more often and more accurately than Dame Agatha Christie in her classic crime novels. The Queen of crime may have been writing fiction but it wasn't all made up.Chemist and author Kathryn Harkup will explore the science and history of a few of the killer compounds she used. Expect country houses, red-herrings,chemical clues and magnifecent moustaches.