HE WAS once one of the best known television news reporters on our screens.

But for more than 30 years, Gerald Seymour has been a best selling thriller writer with many of his books being turned into films for TV.

Gerald will be in Holmfirth on August 16 (7.30pm) to talk about his work and his new novel, A Deniable Death.Š

For 15 years, Gerald was an ITN reporter covering events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland.Š

His first novel was the acclaimed thriller, Harry’s Game set in Belfast and since then six of his thrillers have been filmed for television. in the UK and US.Š

Tickets are £2 from Kirklees Booking Offices, tel: 01484 223200 or book online at www.kirklees.gov.uk/townhalls