tom-stoppard-2013-390360 Tom Stoppard

The interview with Tom Stoppard took place in the coffee lounge of the National Theatre London in a break in rehearsal of his new …

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Richard Deverell1 Richard Deverell
Director, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens’ Director. Richard, can you describe the nature of your job? My job is to lead this extraordinary scient …

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087765-alessandro-del-piero390360 Alessandro Del Piero

On 8th November 1998, on the eve of his 24th birthday, Juventus football star Alessandro Del Piero broke his left knee playing in …

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Presidente_Napolitano390360 Giorgio Napolitano
President Emeritus of Italy.

This interview took place nine years ago in February 2006, just before Napolitano was elected President of the Italian Republic an …

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Scene from The Leopard

The classic Italian Film IL GATTOPARDO (The Leopard) by Visconti.

The film is on show at Accademia Club, 55 Exhibition Road, London – Friday, 30 January at 6.30pm for 7pm.  Tel: +44(0) 207 591 0312


In each of Alain’s interviews the words, ideas, gestures and feelings that his subjects reveal to him, almost en passant, crystallize into the telling of a unique story. And what can possibly be more engaging than stories told about the customs, passions, careers and loves of extraordinary and knowledgeable men and women?