Chris Mullin – Error of Judgement

Tickets £11/£9




50 years on from the Birmingham Bombings and with new writing from Mullin, this classic edition of Error of Judgement tells the complete story of one of the most significant miscarriages of justice ever. Methodically, with total clarity and a tone that is both gripping and impassioned, then investigative journalist Mullin unpicked every detail of the 1974 IRA pub bombing, which killed 21 and injured at least 170 people, and for which six men were found guilty. He revealed gaping holes in the prosecution case and the horrifying consequences of an establishment determined to close ranks.




‘One of the greatest feats ever achieved by an investigative reporter.’ – Sebastian Faulks, the Independent on Sunday

‘Very occasionally a journalist starts an avalanche with a single gunshot… Chris Mullin and his TV colleagues belong in the glorious company.’ – The Observer


Booking Information

  • Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens at 08.00 on Friday 1st of March. Tickets go on general sale from Monday 4th March.
  • Hearing loops are available for Theatre and Library events. Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited. In all cases, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book or email:
  • Tickets cannot be refunded but can be exchanged for other Book Festival events.


Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts Centre
Theatre, Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS


04 May 2024


12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

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