Shane Kinghorn and Michael Pinchbeck from Manchester School of Theatre interview playwright, Alistair McDowall. McDowall grew up in the North East of England. His plays include all of it; X; Talk Show (Royal Court), Pomona (Orange Tree Theatre/National Theatre/Royal Exchange Theatre), Zero for the Young Dudes! (National Theatre Connections), Brilliant Adventures (Royal Exchange Theatre/Live Theatre), and Captain Amazing (Live Theatre). He was a recipient of the Harold Pinter Commission, a Bruntwood Award, and is a MacDowell Fellow. His work has been translated and produced internationally. He is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Script) at Manchester Writing School.