Every year Wales Arts Review talks to some of the leading lights working in the Welsh arts. But we also like to talk to those beyond our borders too. Here is a quick selection of some of the best interviews of 2016.
Best Interviews of 2016:
Kate Wasserberg talks to Wales Arts Review about her new production of Terry Johnson’s award-winning 1980s’ comedy-drama Insignificance at Theatr Clwyd.
Craig Austin speaks to the members of the Welsh band Super Furry Animals about their work and unique musical style and presentation.
Twm Morys discusses with Emily Garside his previous experiences with theatre and his involvement in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
In advance of the publication of The Rise The Fall and The Rise, one of this year’s most anticipated and inspirational rock memoirs, Craig Austin speaks with Brix Smith-Start, former guitarist and songwriter with The Fall.
Steph Power spoke with Emma Jenkins, the associate director of WNO’s production of In Parenthesis, about this particular opera.
Carly Holmes sat down for a conversation with Horatio Clare, an award-winning and best-selling author of several books across a staggeringly diverse array of subjects.
Sian Harries talks to WAR’s Cerith Mathias about the pressures still faced by women in comedy; the possibilities for a satirical take on Welsh public life and her quest to re-discover the lost history of the Welsh women who first settled in Patagonia.
Durre S. Mughal speaks with novelist, short story writer and performer Holly Müller about her new novel My Own Dear Brother.
Jane Oriel spoke with Gwyn Emberton on his company, Gwyn Emberton Dance’s production of Dance Roads, an interactive performance tour.
Chris Cornwell had the pleasure of talking to comedian Eddie Izzard whilst he was visiting Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff as part of his campaign tour.
Sarah Reynolds recently caught up with prize-winning novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and musician Fflur Dafydd.
The influential artist and sculptor Andrew Logan, the originator of the globally acclaimed ‘Alternative Miss World’, speaks with Craig Austin
Jo Mazelis talks to Kevin Sinnott about ‘The History Paintings’ a series of paintings he is showing in Pontycymmer.
There are many more far-reaching conversations in our interviews archive; just click on the red.