Our Best Interviews of 2017

Our Best Interviews of 2017

Here’s a selection of our top interviews of 2017. Click on the red to read or listen.

David Hare

Theatr Clwyd’s Artistic Director Tamara Harvey talks to David Hare about his play, Skylight, which Harvey was  directing at Theatr Clwyd earlier this year.

Cynan Jones

John Lavin talks to the author about the process of writing, and about Jones’ recent work for the acclaimed TV series Y Gwyll / Hinterland.

Alys Conran

Gary Raymond caught up with the award-winning novelist to discuss an exciting year.

Cathryn Summerhayes

Durre Shahwar talks to one of the country’s top literary agents.

Peter Florence

As the 30th Hay Festival kicks off, Gary Raymond talks to festival director Peter Florence on a wide range of issues, from the history of the festival to the state of the literature in Wales.

John Metcalf

Ahead of the 2017 Vale of Glamorgan Festival, 19-26 May, Wales Arts Review published this on-stage interview with composer and artistic director, John Metcalf, by Steph Power.

Nia Edwards-Behi

Nia Edwards-Behi is a writer, cinema academic, and co-director of one of the country’s most successful festivals, The International Horror Festival of Wales based at the Arts Centre in Aberystwyth, and ingeniously titled more familiarly as Abertoir.

Alexander Duncan

The Swansea artist brings together sculpture, new media and print, to question what is real and what is constructed. Here he speaks with curator Emma Kelly about his studio practice and the ideas that formed this new body of work.

Peter Gill

Phil Morris talks to Peter Gill, one of the towering figures of modern British theatre.

Tamara Harvey

Gary Raymond talks to Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey.

Robert Harris

Craig Austin talks to the acclaimed author of eleven bestselling novels.

David Pountney

Steph Power talked to the Artistic Director of the Welsh National Opera just ahead of his 70th birthday celebrations.