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In ‘My Hero', we talk to a number of RLF writers about their personal heroes, and how those heroes have had an impact on their lives and their writing.

Nicola Baldwin describes her first forays into writing about medical science, and how this became a major theme in her playwriting.
You were a journalist, an engineer and a physicist. Space is still exciting and you wouldn't believe some of the discoveries scientists have made. But sadly, aliens still haven't been in touch yet.

Dipo Agboluaje speaks with Gabriel Gbadamosi about Britain and Nigeria, the big dreams of his characters and his knack of combining satire with character development, and the necessity for diverse playwrights to aim for the mainstream.

Max Eilenberg speaks with John Siddique about the importance of love in children’s fiction, his previous career in publishing, retelling a traditional fairytale and his enduring enthusiasm for the work of Bob Dylan.

The life of a writer is always provisional, uncertain, insecure, fluctuating, and I cannot tell you how you might avoid that floating state; there are no shortcuts.

Caitlin Davies and her father Hunter Davies let us eavesdrop on a conversation about their respective writing careers, being compulsive writers in a family of writers and generational changes in the publishing industry.

Listening to the radio as a child sparked Martin Sketchley’s lifelong love of the medium, and inspired his early writing of radio drama.