Why do you write?
It is often a transcendent experience of the kind all humans seek. Suffering is just part of the equation, but so is the intoxicatingly joyous feeling at the end of a day’s writing.
Are you a vivid dreamer?
Some n ... More
WHY DO YOU WRITE?
When there’s something I don’t understand. Telling a story about it seems the only way I can think my way into it.
ARE YOU A VIVID DREAMER?
Only the nightmares.
WHERE ARE YOU HAPPIEST?
Anywhere with lots of trees. Water is a ... More
What is your favourite music?
Once again I am pleading 'no favourites', although I am always moved and astonished by Gavin Bryars’s 'Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet'. No, I’m not a Christian. Also, generally speaking, I am forbidden to sing.
Symphony of histrionic voices
Talking Theatre: Interviews with Theatre People
by Richard Eyre
Nick Hern Books (New South), $49.95 hb, 349 pp, 9781848420465
One of many dangers lying in wait for the writer (and reader) of theatre-insi ... More