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To celebrate Shakespeare 400, Simon Callow dicusses his personal highlights of the bard, the limitless potential of the plays, and his favourite Shakespearean word
We spoke to the legendary director Peter Greenaway about his new film Eisenstein in Guanajuato
We spoke to director Gareth Bryn, rising star of Welsh cinema, about his feature debut The Passing
We talk to the brother of Robert Mapplethorpe – controversial homoerotic photographer, Patti Smith's lover and Andy Warhol's biggest rival – about compelling new documentary Look at the Pictures
We talked to Pablo Larraín, director of 2015 Berlinale Grand Jury Prize winner The Club
Nostalgia For the Light director Patricio Guzmán follows up his film with an equally lyrical documentary, The Pearl Button
Crystal Pite, choreographer of the dance-theatre piece Betroffenheit coming to London soon, talks to Culture Whisper about her work
Ahead of his new, Oscar-nominated film Anomalisa, we take a look inside the mind of Charlie Kaufman, writer of Eternal Sunshine and Being John Malkovich
Ahead of her role in the Almeida's Uncle Vanya, Vanessa Kirby tell us why no amount of fame or glamour will tempt her away from the stage
We talked to director Álvaro Longoria about his experiences in North Korea and what the future holds for the country
Nominated for a BAFTA for best debut feature, Stephen Fingleton's The Survivalist tells of civilisation in collapse
We talk to the Bigger Splash director Luca Guadagnino about The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, and why he'd never call Tilda Swinton his muse
The inimitable Jacques Audiard talks winning Cannes' highest award – and why there's nothing political about Dheepan
Welcome to Leith: documentary film has rarely been so disturbing. We talk to the directors about their experience in the North Dakota town
Irish activist Christina Noble remains ever the optimist despite lifelong tragedies. We talk to her about her foundation and Stephen Bradley's new biopic: the aptly titled Noble.
New Instagram video series Shield Five takes big budget filmmaking to the little screen: a crime drama released in a series of fifteen second episodes
Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson talks to Culture Whisper about chasing sheep down hillsides, Icelandic black humour and his new film Rams
We chatted to Saffron Burrows about how the classical world compares to the theatrical, and how streaming is changing the way we view TV
We interviewed John Cale, founding member of the Velvet Underground, prolific producer and solo artist, ahead of his Roundhouse show
We chat to Room director Lenny Abrahamson about defying genre, and protecting his child actor from the novel's grislier aspects
Bored of traditional Christmas music? Culture Whisper have created a Christmas alternative playlist to make you smile
Ahead of his Roundhouse performance, we caught up with Spacebomb Records impresario and soul sensation Matthew E. White
Culture Whisper talks to actress Tuppence Middleton, star of new BBC shows Dickensian and War and Peace
We speak to director David Sington about new film The Fear of 13 and why he chose to tell his story from the perspective of a convicted murderer
Catching up with Carlos Acosta: retirement from Covent Garden and his future Cuban mission
We chat to legendary aerial photographer and documentary filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand about his new film, Human. Watch it online here
We discuss what's wrong with the second most popular sport in the world with the director of the new cricket documentary 2015
We talk to the controversial director about why Thailand doesn't feel safe for him any more, and how dreams are a symbol for him of his nation's powerlessness.
Ariane Labed talks to us about working with her husband Yorgos Lanthimos on The Lobster, and why she thinks there's no place for feminism in the film industry.
We talked to Nika Roza Danilova (AKA Zola Jesus) ahead of her performance at Islington Assembly Hall
We chat to Submarine star Craig Roberts about directing his first film, the darkly comic Just Jim.
After the UK premiere of a new Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Genesis 生长, we catch up with the internationally renowned choreographer on China, morality and doctors