Interview with Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux ( Ramnarasimhan)

Paul Theroux is one of the world’s most famous and successful travel writers and an award-winning author of fiction. His description of Britain (“The Kingdom by the Sea”) and of railway journeys from London to East Asia (“The Great Railway Bazaar”), from New England to the southern tip of Argentina (“The Patagonian Express”) and from Cairo to South Africa (“Dark Star Safari”) are classics of travel writing. Australian-born Nevil Gray, senior producer of arts and culture features and programmes at RNW from the 70’s into the 1990’s, spoke with Paul Theroux in Amsterdam in 1990.

Producer Nevil Gray

Broadcast ca. 1990