Interview #546

Interview is an American magazine founded in late 1969 by artist Andy Warhol and British journalist John Wilcock. The magazine, nicknamed "The Crystal Ball of Pop", features interviews with celebrities, artists, musicians, and creative thinker.

Andy Warhol’s Interview is a publication featuring interviews with the world’s hottest and most sought after personalities. It contains all the current gossip, fashion, films, books, photographs, music, art and politics and is lavishly and dramatically illustrated with black and white and color photographs.

Interview #546 - Emma Corrin

Emma Corrin is free. Free from the gender binary, of course, but free also from the professional constraints and pressures of fame that plague so many of their peers. Corrin’s lack of inhibition has led them towards roles that consistently challenge not only themself, but their audience, playing characters that exist just outside the traditional bounds of society, who buck expectations and forge their own path.

That’s included resisting the oppression of the royal family as Princess Diana on The Crown, rebuking the institution of marriage as the title character in Lady Chatterley’s Lover, and embodying the titular role in the new West End production of Orlando—a story, at its core, about finding the courage to become your authentic self. Seeing Corrin onscreen can feel like watching a sleight of hand performed at incredibly close range.

There’s an intimacy and vulnerability to their performance, underpinned by an enigmatic inscrutability that draws you in, like a book slammed shut just as you reach the denouement. Where does the real Emma end and the performance begin? Here, their friend, the actor Paul Mescal, tries to unpack that question