Chloe Hooper

is the author of Bedtime StoryThe Arsonist: A Mind on Fire, The Engagement, A Child’s Book of True Crime and The Tall Man.

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Culture September 03, 2022

Succession actor Brian Cox

Acting is an almost spiritual process of revealing what’s hidden in a character’s psyche for Brian Cox. So what secrets lie in the soul of Logan Roy, the ruthless patriarch he portrays?

podcast March 14, 2022

Keeping up with Jacqui Lambie

Chloe Hooper spent months talking to Jacqui Lambie, finding out how the public persona matches the private Jacqui.

Culture May 11, 2019

Herbie Hancock’s chord of appeal

At the age of 79, Herbie Hancock has had a long and fruitful career, but the legendary jazz pianist remains forward-thinking. “There’s so much division happening globally and I actually believe that this is one of the final stages we need to solve, and fix, and learn from in order to be able to tackle climate change. That’s either going to do us in or we’re going to fix it.”

Portrait July 08, 2017

Jazz composer Carla Bley

The free jazz pioneer, from the iconic Birdland to the Melbourne Jazz Festival.

Culture March 15, 2014

Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg on the road, again

Meet the Bard of Barking