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Day 3 – Saturday 30th September 2023

September 30, 2023

£22.50 – £48.50

Morning session

Deans’ Hall, Berkhamsted School (Castle Street)


9:45 – ‘Shooting Alden Pyle: Graham Greene’s The Quiet American on the Big Screen’: Kevin Ruane (Canterbury Christ Church University) will consider the two cinematic treatments of Graham Greene’s 1955 novel.

10:45 – Break for tea and coffee

11:15 – The Real Macario: Through the Mexican Archives after Graham Greene’s ‘Whisky Priest’: Matthew Butler (University of Texas at Austin) will discuss how Father Macario Fernández Aguado left behind a rich, clandestine correspondence.

Break for lunch

Afternoon session

Deans’ Hall, Berkhamsted School (Castle Street)

£30.50, including Birthday Toast

2:30 – Edith and Kim: Charlotte Philby will discuss her new novel based on her grandfather’s friendship with Edith Tudor-Hart, who introduced him to his controller. Charlotte has memories of her grandfather in Moscow and returned to his flat while researching this book.

3:30 – Break for tea and coffee

4:00 – My Man in Antibes: Michael Mewshaw, the celebrated author of eleven novels and eleven works of non-fiction, knew Graham Greene for many years, and will be speaking to us about his new memoir of the man.

5:15 – The Birthday Toast

Evening session

Old Hall, Berkhamsted School (Castle Street)


8:00 – Festival Dinner: three courses with wine and coffee: vegan/vegetarian option.


September 30, 2023
£22.50 – £48.50


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