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The Clive James Show

Interviews with Richard E. Grant, Ian McEwan, and more.

In March 2007, Slatelaunched The Clive James Show—video interviews that esteemed British critic Clive James conducts in his home with notable personalities like Cate Blanchett and Terry Gilliam, as well as friends such as Sir Jeremy Isaacs and Howard Jacobson, who are less familiar faces on this side of the Atlantic. Take a look at an exclusive new interview with writer and actor Richard E. Grant, as well as a newly posted interview with writer Jung Chang from Clive James’ archives.

  Richard E. Grant,
writer/actor 
Jung Chang, writer
(archive)

To read Jacob Weisberg’s introduction to these videos, click here. Click on any of the images below to watch previously posted interviews.

Cate Blanchett.
Michael Frayn.
Sir Jeremy Issacs.
Howard Jacobson.

  Posy Simmonds, illustrator
      Ian McEwan,
writer
Cate Blanchett,
actor
Michael Frayn, writer   Alan Jenkins, poet (archive) P.J. O’Rourke,
writer (archive)
Martin Amis, writer
(archive)
  Deborah Bull,
writer/dancer
Bruce Beresford,
director (archive)
Ahdaf Soueif,
writer (archive)
  Simon Callow,
actor/director
(archive)
Sir Jeremy Issacs,
TV exec (archive)
Howard Jacobson,
writer (archive)

Julian Barnes.
Olly & Suzi.
Terry Gilliam.
Piers Paul Read.
Ruby Wax.

  Julian Barnes,
writer (archive)
Olly & Suzi,
artists (archive)
Terry Gilliam,
filmmaker
  Piers Paul Read,
writer (archive)
Ruby Wax,
actor/producer
(archive)
Peter Porter, poet
(archive)
  

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