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We hold over 300 videos of interviews with prominent authors across twenty-three years’ of UEA's literary festivals including videos of Margaret Atwood, Martin Amis, Anne Enright, John Fowles, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, Alan Hollinghurst, Kazuo Ishiguro, P.D. James, Ian McEwan, Toni Morrison, Iris Murdoch, Harold Pinter, Salman Rushdie and Ali Smith to name just a few. These recordings are available for consultation in our archives reading room and a select number of recordings are being digitised.

Below are a selection of interviews from the UEA Literary Festival and a Nobel prize interview with Nobel laureate, Doris Lessing.

Mark Cocker Mark Cocker

UEA Literary Festival: Autumn 2010 interview with Mark Cocker and Tim Dee

Doris Lessing Doris Lessing

UEA Literary Festival: Autumn 2003 interview with Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing Doris Lessing

An interview with Doris Lessing, conducted on the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007. [Original source Nobelprize.org / Copyright held by Nobel Media AB]