Welcome to my website. I intend to use this space to hold forth on things like politics, books, technology, films and anything else that interests or irritates me.
You can also use this site to see examples of some of the work I've done as journalist, writer and designer. I'm available for freelance work and my rates are competitive and negotiable for good causes.
Category Archives: Interviews
Back at the end of 2010 I interviewed David Rain for the British Science Fiction Association’s Focus (no.54, 2011) – a magazine for writers. David was programme leader for the MA in Creative Writing at Middlesex University, which was at that … Continue reading
As Rowan Atkinson returns to the stage in Oliver! Martin McGrath talks to him about his career, his relationship with Equity and how Cameron Mackintosh finally persuaded him to take the role of Fagin when he doesn’t like musicals and … Continue reading
Martin McGrath talks to David Prowse on being Darth Vader and how performers should be careful think about protecting their future when they sign a contract, Continue reading
Making any film is hard work. Making a film with just £8,000 is very hard work. Making a film with just £8,000 and setting it on an alien world filled with vast and deadly aliens is a labour that would make Hercules think twice. But doing it all in Scotland? Martin McGrath talks to Mark Stirton, creator of The Planet. Continue reading
Often criticised by those who have never seen a performance Martin McGrath discovers that burlesque is not a dirty word when he talks to three performers about how they discovered their artform, their pride in their work and the controversy … Continue reading
Rogue agencies are fleecing the unwary of their money. Martin McGrath asks DTI minister Jim Fitzpatrick MP what the government is going to do about it. Continue reading