To The Last Word As Interviewer

Interviews include environmentalist and author Dr Jane Goodall DBE, authors Nina Allan (The Race, Stardust, Spin) and Andrew David Barker (Dead Leaves, The Electric) editor-in-chief of Solaris Books, Jonathan Oliver, and the film composer Hans Zimmer (Inception, The Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Dark Knight, Rain Man).

Among the interviews I’ve conducted certainly the most nerve-racking was one for Amazon with Sir Arthur C. Clarke – 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood’s End, The City and the Stars, The Songs of Distant Earth.

Other interviews include:

Christopher Priest – author of The Prestige (winner of the World Fantasy Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and basis for the highly successful film of the same title starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlet Johansson and Michael Caine). Interviewed for Interzone issue 207 (November 2006).

Robert HoldstockMythago Wood series and the Merlin Codex (winner of the World Fantasy Award, Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire and British Science Fiction Association Award) – interviewed for the author’s own website.

Interviews published variously by Amazon, HMV Choice, Vector, Writers’ News, Musicweb International and, Film Music on the Web include:

Kevin J. Anderson (Dune, Star Wars, X Files), Cory Doctorow (Eastern Standard Tribe, website Boing Boing), Kathleen Ann Goonan (Queen City Jazz, In War Time) and Ricardo Pinto (Stone Dance of the Chameleon).

Media related interviews include Gerry Anderson (Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space 1999), Ed Bishop (UFO, 2001: A Space Odyssey), Sophie Aldred and Colin Baker (Doctor Who).

Further interviews include the Oscar-winning composers Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape) and Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin), West End and Broadway musical star Laura Michelle Kelly (Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady), the world’s undisputed master of the viola da gamba, Jordi Savall, the BAFTA Award winning composer George Fenton (Planet Earth, Cry Freedom, The Jewel in the Crown) and the Royal Television Society Award winning composer Debbie Wiseman (Warriors, The Promise).

 

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email – gary.dalkin@live.co.uk

phone – 07552 220438