James Naughtie – The Spy across the Water

In this new novel Will Flemyng, spy-turned-ambassador, investigates twin mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. The quest for the truth sends Flemyng on a dangerous journey into his clandestine past, from The Troubles in Northern Ireland to the long shadows of the Cold War. He’ll find himself facing dangerous global adversaries as he battles to save one of Britain’s most valuable intelligence assets and thwart her deadliest enemy.

Chaired by Jacqui Hodgson


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Booking Information

  • Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens at 08.00 on Thursday 2nd of March. Tickets go on general sale from Saturday 4th March.
  • Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings.
  • Hearing loops are available.  Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited. In all cases, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply).

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


27 - 29 Apr 2023


8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

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