Big Interview

  1. We meet John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    We meet John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas  

    John Boyne has been writing stories since he can remember. Here he talks about his work ahead of the release of a stage production of his award-winning novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas...

  2. Big Interview: Michael Morpurgo

    Big Interview: Michael Morpurgo  

    Lesley Finlay catches up with Michael Morpurgo and finds him in reflective mood...

  3. Matthew Bourne: an awfully big adventure

    Matthew Bourne: an awfully big adventure  

    Matthew Bourne has lead a revolution into how we watch dance. LESLEY FINLAY spoke to him to find out what makes him tick...

  4. Big interview: Phoebe Thomas

    Big interview: Phoebe Thomas  

    The stage adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson’s Hetty Feather has won acclaim from audiences and critics alike. LESLEY FINLAY chats to the actress with the difficult task of recreating one of the most popular characters in modern literature...

  5. Big Interview: Simon Barraclough

    Big Interview: Simon Barraclough  

    Simon Barraclough is one of the judges of the Foyle Young Poet of the Year award. He talked to LESLEY FINLAY about his development from record shop worker to poet...

  6. Faulks lore

    Faulks lore  

    Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks has been hailed as one of our greatest modern novels. The sweeping story has been adapted for stage so AL SENTER took the opportunity to catch up with the author...

  7. Big Interview: Cathy MacPhail

    Big Interview: Cathy MacPhail  

    From an early, tough childhood in Greenock, author Cathy MacPhail is now anticipating the UK release of the film of one of her books. LESLEY FINLAY enjoyed a chat with the acclaimed children’s writer...

  8. Faye’s singin in the rain

    Faye’s singin in the rain  

    Years of training as a child helped Faye Tozer to land a part in one of the biggest pop bands in history. But when the inevitable demise happens, what next? The actress, singer and dancer told LESLEY FINLAY how she did it...

  9. Big Interview: Slava Polunin

    Big Interview: Slava Polunin  

    Russian artist SLAVA POLUNIN is changing our perception of clowning, pulling together elements of the genre’s heritage to create acclaimed spectacles. He shares his art with Ink Pellet…

  10. National Youth Theatre grows up

    National Youth Theatre grows up  

    The National Youth Theatre's artistic director and CEO PAUL ROSEBY describes the work of this new company...