TV Interviews

TV Interviews

Cynthia Erivo: “Aretha Franklin is part of the tapestry of my voice”

Oprah Winfrey, Olivia Colman, Janelle Monae, Meryl Streep, Regina King, Viola Davis, Aretha Franklin. NME’s interview with Cynthia Erivo starts out as a simple...

‘The End of the F***ing World’ 2: “This isn’t a fan-service in any way”

“It was totally disgusting. Honestly, you have no idea what that dress soaked up.” Jessica Barden is frowning, her face screwed up in revulsion. She’s...

Reboot of 90s teen mystery show ‘Ghostwriter’ is on the way

Popular 90s teen show Ghostwriter is getting a reboot courtesy of Apple TV+ when it launches later in the year - watch the trailer...

The Politician: The cast of Ryan Murphy’s new satire on Gwyneth Paltrow and why we need this show

There’s a moment early on in The Politician where Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) rushes over to Infinity Jackson's (Zoey Deutch) house in the middle...

Anna Calvi on scoring ‘Peaky Blinders’ season five: “I really felt like I was Tommy Shelby”

We meet Anna Calvi just after she steps off stage at the first Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival, following a sun-scorched set that saw her...

Speaky Blinders – Watch NME’s deep-dive chat show on ‘Peaky Blinders’ season 5

Have you caught your breath yet? Heart rate slowing to less terrifying beat? Once you've climbed down from the ceiling after that epic Peaky...

Watch Little Simz and Micheal Ward discuss the return of ‘Top Boy’: “It’s the only TV show that tells our story”

As Netflix unveil the next chapter in the Top Boy saga, watch actors Micheal Ward and Simbi Ajikawo (aka Little Simz) discuss the return of...

What to expect from ‘Peaky Blinders’ season 5, according to the stars and crew

At long last, the return of Peaky Blinders is almost upon us. Series five will hit our screens once more on BBC One on...

‘Peaky Blinders’ have announced an official music festival, so we asked writer Steven Knight what to expect

An official Peaky Blinders music and culture festival has been announced to take place in the show's native Birmingham next month, featuring the likes of...

‘Black Mirror’ co-creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones: an inter-dimensional chat about pornography, Miley and watching ‘Die Hard’ through a cow

The irony did not escape me, pelting through Soho a couple of weeks ago, fresh from having smashed through the two preview episodes of...

“Fans have thanked me for helping them to say goodbye” – director Jeanie Finlay on her ‘Game Of Thrones’ documentary ‘The Last Watch’

Its fair to say that most Game of Thrones fans are still reeling from the quick tidy-up job the showrunners did on its eighth and final...

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ stars Kiernan Shipka and Chance Perdomo talk season two, and being caught in a witchy whirlwind

This article contains spoilers for both seasons of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ When Chilling Adventures of Sabrina debuted on Netflix last year it was...

Meet Charly Clive, star of ‘Pure’, the comedy-drama about an OCD that causes sexual hallucinations

There’s a moment in Pure, Channel 4’s new comedy-drama, where 24-year-old Marnie (Charly Clive) is on a tube, when the scene in front of...

“There should be an anarchist’s drop of blood in each of us”: Killer Mike on his sick Netflix show ‘Trigger Warning’

Killer Mike, one half of bombastic rap duo Run the Jewels, has made a six-episode Netflix documentary series you should stream directly into your...

‘You’ showrunner Sera Gamble on how ‘deeply, deeply problematic’ lead Joe Goldberg exposes and subverts rom-com misogyny

Despite being far from festive fun, Netflix’s You was on everyone's lips over Christmas 2018. The twisted tale of book-lovin' bad man, Joe Goldberg, proved...

“I’d like to alter the outcome of the news”: NME meets the minds behind ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch: some reckon it's a TV show, others that it's a movie, while certain participants claim it's a videogame –  well, whatever the...

Wardruna call on ‘the wisdom of the past’ to soundtrack hit TV show ‘Vikings’

Ahead of their UK tour, Wardruna's Einar Selvik has spoken out about calling upon "the wisdom of the past" and his work on the upcoming...

Derren does Dixieland – Derren Brown talks about his politically-charged Netflix special ‘Sacrifice’

He’s risked blowing his brains out playing Russian Roulette live on TV, hypnotised somebody into assassinating Stephen Fry, and convinced an unsuspecting man that...

Comedian David Cross on his UK tour, Mario Kart penises, and being interviewed by the secret service

David Cross – the renegade comic genius known for (among many, many other things) playing Dr. Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development – brings his...

No Offence’s Will Mellor on the return of Channel 4’s dark, funny police drama: “Nobody’s safe – this show pulls no punches”

“There’s supposed to be a full moon tonight and I’ve got my knickers on back to front. They’re usually both bad omens,” warns maverick...
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