Alain Elkann Interviews podcasts are an unprecedented window into the minds of some of the most well-known and -respected figures of the last twenty-five years. Alain Elkann has mastered the art of the interview, approaching the task as somewhere between snapping a photograph and writing a short story. With a background in novels and journalism, and having published over twenty books translated across ten languages, Alain infuses his interviews with innovation, allowing them to flow freely and organically. A small selection, to which we will gradually add, are presented here as podcasts for the first time.
Marina Valensise - 117 - Alain Elkann Interviews
THE IMPORTANCE OF A CLASSICAL LEGACY. The writer Marina Valensise was recently appointed CEO of the Italian National Institute of Ancient Drama (Istituto Nazionale del Dramma Antico, INDA) which manages the ancient Greek Theatre of Syracuse.
Delfina Delettrez Fendi - Alain Elkann Interviews
SILENT MESSAGES. Delfina Delettrez Fendi is a designer and jeweller based in Rome, Italy. She founded her namesake label Delfina Delettrez in 2007.
Andy Harries - Alain Elkann Interviews
PASSION PROJECTS. Andy Harries produces television series including The Crown and Outlander. He is chief executive and co-founder of Left Bank Pictures.
Saad Mohseni - 114 - Alain Elkann Interviews
NIMBLE AND QUICK. Saad Mohseni is co-founder and Chairman of MOBY Group, which has brought top tier news and media content to emerging and frontier markets over the past two decades.
Anthony McCarten - 113 - Alain Elkann Interviews
IN THE MERCIFUL SHADOWS. Anthony McCarten is best known for writing The Theory of Everything, Darkest Hour, Bohemian Rhapsody and The Two Popes. His play The Collaboration brings Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat together.
Roula Khalaf - Alain Elkann Interviews
DOING BRILLIANTLY. Roula Khalaf is the Editor of the Financial Times (FT). Born in Beirut, after studying in the United States at Syracuse University and Columbia University she first worked for Forbes magazine. From 1995 she was a foreign correspondent at the FT, and in 2016 became Deputy Editor to Lionel Barber, succeeding him as Editor in January 2020.