Culture Street

Jason Hewitt joined Sophia Whitfield for a chat about his latest book and recent success. You can buy both Jason's books here.

Jason Hewitt is a novelist, playwright and actor. He was born in Oxford, and lives in London. He is the author of The Dynamite Room and Devastation Road. Both of which have been selected as Book of the Week on Culture Street.

As well as writing novels Jason is also a playwright and actor. His first full-length play, Claustrophobia - produced by To the Moon, in association with Theatre Bench - premiered at Edinburgh Fringe in August 2014, was previewed at the St James Theatre, London, and will have a three-week run at The Hope Theatre in London from Nov 17.

As an actor he has performed major roles in a number of plays including Pericles, A Christmas Carol, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, The Merchant of Venice and King Lear (directed by Sir Jonathan Miller).

In the interview Jason gives us a behind the scenes look at writing his latest novel which is set at the end of the Second World War. He describes the similarities between the journey that took place at the end of the Second World War with 11 million people displaced in Europe and the current Syrian refugee crisis.

You Might Also Like

Books

Devastation Road by Jason Hewitt

By Sophia Whitfield

On August 18, 2015

Books

Michael Bond, creator of Paddington Bear, dies aged 91

Michael Bond the creator of Paddington Bear, the bear from deepest darkest Peru with a love of marmalade sandwiches, has died aged 91. He will be remembered as the man...

On June 29, 2017

Books

We interview Nichole Bernier, author of our Book of the Week, The Unfinished Journals of Elizabeth D

Our Book of the Week is the fabulous The Unfinished Journals of Elizabeth D by Nichole Bernier.

On July 31, 2012
 

Books

Thrilling Reads To Keep You On the Edge Of Your Seat

[caption id="attachment_18391" align="aligncenter" width="219"] All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker

On July 18, 2016

Books

Foal's Bread by Gillian Mears #NYR #AWW2012

By Sophia Whitfield

On April 2, 2012

Books

Benji Davies brings a touch of playfulness to a sensitive story

Take a look at these beautiful illustrations from the latest picture book by Benji Davies. Through his illustrations Davies tells a sensitive story with a touch of playfulness.

On June 11, 2015
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2020 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au