Interviews

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2016 was the 400th anniversary of the deaths of both Shakespeare and Cervantes, two giants of world literature. British Council and Hay Festival published an excellent anthology of contemporary stories inspired by both writers, and I made a contribution as ...

Entrevista con Luisa Cabello

Nell Leyshon trabajó con marginados, De ahí nació la protagonista del "Del color de la leche" Aperitivo de la entrevista realizada por Luisa Cabello a Nell Leyshon por el libro "Del color de la leche" (Sexto Piso). Trabajando con gente ...

“El Show de Gary”, una entrevista con Nell Leyshon

El día de hoy gracias a Editorial Sexto Piso tenemos el privilegio de conversar con Nell Leyshon, una distinguida escritora de obras de Teatro y de Novelas, quien en México exitosamente ha publicado "El Show de Gary" y "El color ...

Nell Leyshon y el placer de escribir en primera persona

Nell Leyshon y el placer de escribir en primera persona
Liliana Martínez Polo | El Tiempo ‘El show de Gary’ es el título en español de la novela que la británica Nell Leyshon tituló en inglés ‘Memorias de un carterista’ (‘Memoirs of a Dipper’). En su idioma explica la esencia de ...

Interview with the Independent

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It is about 10 minutes into my interview with the award-winning playwright and author Nell Leyshon, and already she is nicking my stuff. “Look what those workmen are doing!” she says, pointing out of the window of the Soho café, ...

Hay Festival interview 2012

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The playwright in residence Nell Leyshon has been picking up material from around Hay festival which will go in her play. (Guardian, June 2012) This year, for the first time, the Hay Festival has a playwright-in-residence. Nell Leyshon has spent ...

Bocas Literary Festival

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To read the full article, visit the website of Art, Recognition, Culture… 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the deaths of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes, who died on the same day, 23 April, in 1616. In the four ...

Bocas: The Story of My Story

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Ahead of her trip to the Bocas Lit Fest, novelist and playwright Nell Leyshon reflects on her experience of writing a short story inspired by Cervantes for the new anthology Lunatics, Lovers and Poets: Twelve Stories After Shakespeare and Cervantes ...

Guardian Interview

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Shakespeare's Globe has just commissioned its first ever play by a woman. What does Nell Leyshon have planned? (interview by Andrew Dickson for The Guardian, February 2010) If playwright Nell Leyshon is ­overawed by the prospect of ­making history, she's ...

“Front Row” BBC Radio 4

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Playwright and novelist Nell Leyshon talks to Kirsty Lang her latest book, Memoirs of a Dipper, the story of a young boy born into a life of crime against the backdrop of 1980s London. (recorded June 2015) Listen to the ...